Carmel in St. Louis

Novena 2017 | Saturday, July 8th - Sunday, July 16

This year's theme:

The Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Temple of the Holy Spirit

Marian Musical Prelude at 6:45 

Rosary and Benediction at 7:15 

Holy Mass at 8:00


Saturday, July 8th:  Fr. Tim Elliott

Sunday, July 9th:  Fr. Conor Sullivan

Monday, July 10th: Fr. Andrew Burkemper

Tuesday, July 11th: Fr. Charles Samson

Wednesday, July 12th: Fr. Thomas Vordtriede

Thursday, July 13th:  Fr. David Skillman

Friday, July 14th: Fr. John Schneier

Saturday, July 15th:  Fr. Michael Lampe

Sunday, July 16: Bishop Mark Rivituso



St. Louis Contact Information:

For questions about the OCDS Order of Carmel Discalced Secular Community which meets at the St. Louis Carmel please contact us with an email inquiry.

For questions regarding religious life at the Carmel of St. Joseph which is the home to the Discalced Carmelite Nuns you may please visit their website or send an email to Reverend Mother.

Carmelite Monastery Location:

Carmel of St. Joseph

9150 Clayton Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63124

OCDS Community Meetings:

3rd Sunday of the Month (except July) at the Monastery. Group Study begins at 11 a.m.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a member of the Secular Order, please send an email.  We would like to help you in your discernment.  After initial contact you may be invited to come for a visit to our monthly community meeting where we study and pray together as a Carmelite family.

Carmel of St. Joseph Chapel:

The Sisters at the Carmel of St. Joseph invite the public to daily Eucharistic Adoration in the Monastery Chapel from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily mass at 7:30 a.m. (Sunday Mass at 8:00 a.m.) Rosary and Benediction are held each evening in the chapel beginning at 7:45 p.m.  

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Annual Outdoor Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

This annual outdoor novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel is held each July.  The novena begins on the Saturday before July 16th which is the feast day to Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  You may like to view a multimedia story from the St. Louis Review which was featured on their website in 2010.