Carmelite Resources

OCDS Books & Proper of the Liturgy of the Hours

Institute of Carmelite Studies in Washington, DC has a pleathora of Carmelite Books for sale and is a source for all things about Carmel.

To pray along with the Carmelite Feast days you may consult the Carmelite Proper of the Liturgy Of The Hours and also the Discalced Carmelite Missal, which contains the Proper of Saints and Votive Masses.  These texts are not available online, but can be ordered from Carmelite Book Service, Boars Hill, Oxford OX1 5HB, England.

Carmel Clarion Communications: Washington Province of Discalced Carmelite Friars for the purposes of disseminating our treasure of recorded conferences on Carmelite Spirituality.

Holy Hill gift shop has many books on St. Teresa of the Andes written by Fr. Michael D. Griffin, OCD.

The Carmelite Shoppe carries new as well as out of print Carmelite books including the Carmelite Proper.

Carmelite Books Online

Saint Teresa of Avila: The Way of Perfection

Saint Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle 

Saint Teresa of Avila: The Book of Her Life 

Saint John of the Cross: The Ascent of Mt. Carmel 

Saint John of the Cross: Dark Night of the Soul 

Saint John of the Cross: The Spiritual Canticle

Carmelite StudiesVI: St. John of the Cross

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux: The Story of a Soul (L'Histoire d'une Ame)

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux: Poems 

Thoughts of the servant of God, Thérèse of the Child Jesus : the Little flower of Jesus, Carmelite of the monastery of Lisieux, 1873-1897 (1915)

The Life of Sister Marie of St. Pierre: Internet Archive Library 1884

Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross: from ICS Publications

Letters of Blessed Titus Brandsma: from

Titus Brandsma - Carmelite Mysticism Historical Sketches

Older Carmelite Liturgical Texts

Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection: Practice the Presence of God | Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Biography of Saint Mary Magdalen de Pazzi:  ICS Books Online-- click on Archives

The Foundation of the Carmel os Lisieux and its foundress Rev. Mother Genevieve of St. Teresa 

The Book of the Foundations of Saint Teresa of Jesus of the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, with the visitation of the nunneries, the rule and constitutions

Mother Isabel of the Sacred Heart, Carmelite nun of Lisieux

I want to see God; a practical synthesis of Carmelite Spirituality |  Marie-Eugène de l'Enfant-Jésus, père, 1894-1967

The life of madame Louise, a Carmelite nun, and daughter of Louis xv., king of France, transl (1807)

The praise of glory: Reminiscences of Sister Elizabeth of the Trinity, a Carmelite nun of Dijon, 1901-1906 (1913)

Ravignan's last retreat : given to the Carmelite Nuns of the monastery rue de Messine, Paris, in November, 1857

St. Teresa's book-mark : a meditative commentary (1919)

An English Carmelite: The Life of Catharine Burton, Mother Mary Xaveria of the Angels, of the English Teresian Convent at Antwerp. by Fr. Thomas Hunter, S.J. (1876 18th edition)

Carmelite Organizations

Order of Discalced Carmelites 

Carmelite Friars of the Oklahoma Province (our Friars!)

General House of the Teresian Carmel

Discalced Carmelite Nuns of St. Louis, Missouri

Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites Oklahoma Province

Oaklahoma Province Newsletter by Father John Michael

Discaled Carmelite Friars in the Oklahoma Province of St. Thérèse

United States OCDS National Council

OCDS General in Rome, Father Aloysius Deeney's Blog

Discalced Carmelite Vocation website

Basilica of Holy Hill in Wisconsin

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower in San Antonio, Tx

Mount Carmel Center in Dallas, TX 

OCDS of the California-Arizona Province of St. Joseph


Paintings and Photographs of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Saint Teresa de Los Andes

Elizabeth of the Trinity

Madame Acarie - Marie de l'Incarnation - in English

Saint Thérèse of

Blessed Mary of Christ Crucified

Saint Maria Maravillas de Jesus

Blessed Mary of the Angels

St. Raphael Kalinowski by Eileen Ahern, OCDS

Carmelite Publications

Spiritual Life Magazine (from the Discalced Carmelite Friars of the Washington Province)

Carmelite Institute of Spirituality --  Our mission is to foster and encourage spiritual growth to all who are looking for a deeper union with God through Spiritual Direction, Days of Recollection, Retreats, assistance to Parishes and support to OCDS groups (Lay Carmelites) and the Carmelite family.  

Carmelite Resources

Our Garden of Carmel

History of the Carmelite Order

CarmelStream - Carmelite family in a collaborative venture of sharing our charism with one another and with the public.

Saint Teresa ~ 5th Centenary - Official website for the Fifth Centenary of the Birth of St. Teresa of Jesus sponsored by the Discalced Carmelite Order in the United States.

Virtual Tour of the Carmel of San Jose in Avila, Spain 

Fifth Centenary - International Carmelite website for the celebration of Saint Teresa of Jesus

Way of the Cross - Text by Fr. Antonio Maria Sicari O.C.D.

 30 Day Novena Prayer to St. Joseph - for a special intention

Saint Louis Catholic Links

Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Request a prayer from the Contemplative Communities in Saint Louis

Catholic Resources

Vatican website in English

Today's Mass readings from the United States Catholic Bishops