Carmelite Publications & Books

Books
Many books have been written by Carmelite authors throughout the years and many are widely available in good religious bookshops. Some of the books written by Carmelites or on Carmelite topics are listed below and may be ordered from a variety of online booksellers.

Books by members of the Irish Province
Carmel and Music
Simon Nolan, O.Carm.
USA: Carmelite Media, 2020.
Printed edition ISBN: 978-1-936742-18-9
E-book ISBN: 978-1-936742-19-6.

The Life of St Albert of Jerusalem – A Documentary Bibliography – Part I
Patrick Mullins, O.Carm.
Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane. 2016. ISBN: 978-8872881620.

The Life of St Albert of Jerusalem – A Documentary Bibliography – Part II
Patrick Mullins, O.Carm.
Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane. 2017. ISBN: 978-8872881637.

My Soul Shall Be Healed: The New Translation of the Missal
Patrick Mullins, O.Carm.
Dublin: Veritas. 2015. ISBN: 978-1847304063.

St Albert of Jerusalem and the Roots of Carmelite Spirituality (Textus Et Studia Historica Carmelitana)
Patrick Mullins, O.Carm.
Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane. 2012. ISBN: 978-8872881248.

A Bishop could not do Otherwise: The Life & Witness of Bishop Donal Lamont (1911-2003).
Miceal O'Neill, O,Carm.
Dublin: Columba Press. 2013. ISBN: 9781782180678.

My Soul Shall Be Healed: The New Translation of the Missal. Patrick Mullins, O.Carm.
Dublin: Veritas. 2013. ISBN: 1847304060.  

Mary, Mother of God. Christopher O'Donnell, O.Carm.
Dublin: Columba Press. 2012. ISBN: 1856077977.  

Reflections on the Readings for everyday of the Church's year. Patrick J. Breen, O.Carm.
Dublin: Columba Press. 2011. ISBN 978 1 85607 732 3.

What we Believe: Understanding the Faith we share with the Saints. Patrick Mullins, O.Carm.
Dublin: Veritas. 2010. ISBN: 1847302149.  

The Mass: Understanding What's What. Patrick Mullins, O.Carm.
Dublin: Veritas. 2009. ISBN: 978 1 84730 201 4.

Meeting God: Carmelite Reflections & Prayers. The Irish Carmelites.
Dublin: Columba Press. 2007. ISBN: 1856075877.

At Worship with Mary: A Pastoral and Theological Study. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm.
Wilmington: Michael Glazier. 1988. ISBN: 0 89453 738 5.

Hidden Riches: The Eucharist in the Carmelite Tradition. Edited by Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
Dublin: The Columba Press. 2005. ISBN: 1 85607 507 9.

Ecclesia: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Church. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm.
Liturgical Press: Collegeville. 1996. ISBN: 0814658326.

Love in the Heart of the Church: the Mission of Thérèse of Lisieux. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm.
Veritas Publishers: Dublin. 1997. ISBN: 1853903914.

Prayer - Insights from Saint Thérèse of Lisieux. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm.
Veritas Publishers: Dublin. 2000. ISBN: 1853905879.

The Irish Carmelites (of the Ancient Observance). Peter O’Dwyer, O.Carm.
Carmelite Publications: Dublin. 1988. ISBN: 0904080021.

Towards a History of Irish Spirituality. Peter O’Dwyer, O.Carm.
Columba Press: Dublin. 1995. ISBN: 1856071243.

Living Prayer: Thoughts from the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
Veritas Publications: Dublin. 1996. ISBN: 1853902993.

The Funeral Book for Homilists and Presiders. Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
Twenty-Third Publications. 2000. ISBN: 1585950130.

A Cathedral Renewed. Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
The Columba Press. 1998. ISBN: 1856072517.

Funeral Homilies. Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
The Columba Press. 1998. ISBN: 1856072347.

Celebrating the Season of Advent. Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
Fowler Wright. 1986. ISBN: 0852441002.

Letters Liturgical. Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
Veritas Publications. 1988. ISBN: 1853900850.

The Prayer of the Faithful for Weekdays. Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
Dominican Publications. 1985. ISBN: 0907271642.

Kinsale and the Carmelites - their story, their journey. Stan Hession, O.Carm.
Carmelite Publications, 1997. Available from: The Carmelite Friary, Kinsale, Co Cork, Ireland.


A good introduction to Carmelite Spirituality can be found in the following books
The Carmelite Way: An Ancient Path for Today’s Pilgrim. John Welch, O.Carm.
Gracewing: USA, 1996. ISBN: 0852443110.

At the Fountain of Elijah: The Carmelite Tradition. Wilfrid McGreal, O.Carm.
Darton, Longman & Todd: London. 1999. ISBN: 0232522650.


Carmelite Saints, Spirituality, etc.
Desert Springs in the City: A Concise History of the Carmelites. Leopold Gleuckert, O.Carm.
Darien, Illinois: Carmelite Media. 2013. ISBN: 9781936742059.

Ascending the Mountain: The Carmelite Rule Today. Papers from the O.Carm/OCD Conference on the Rule of Albert held at Dalgan Park, August 2002. Edited by Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.
Dublin: Columba Press. 2004. ISBN: 1856074498.

The Rule of Carmel.
“il Calamo:” Rome. 2000. ISBN: 8886148836.

In Communion with Mary: Our Heritage and Prospects for the Future. Proceedings of the Carmelite Mariological Seminar held at Sassone, Italy, 14-21 June 2001. Edizioni Carmelitane: Rome. 2003. ISBN: 8872880734.

The Lady of the Place: Mary in the History and in the life of Carmel. Emanuele Boaga, O.Carm.
Edizioni Carmelitane: Rome. 2001. ISBN: 8812880688.

Awakening Your Soul to the Presence of God: How to Walk With Him Daily and Dwell in Friendship With Him Forever. Kilian J. Healy, O.Carm.
Sophia Institute Press. 1999. ISBN: 0918477425.

John of the Cross. Wilfrid McGreal, O.Carm. In the Great Christian Thinkers Series.

Praising God in Carmel: Studies in Carmelite Liturgy. James Boyce, O.Carm.

Saint John of the Cross: A Spirituality of Substance. Peter O. Slattery, O.Carm.
Alba House. 1994. ISBN: 0818906847.

Spiritual Pilgrims: Carl Jung and Teresa of Avila. John Welch, O.Carm.
Paulist Press. 1982. ISBN: 0809124548.

Thoughts of St Thérèse: The Little Flower of Jesus Carmelite of the Monastery of Lisieux, 1873-1897. St Thérèse of Lisieux. Tan Books and Publishers. ISBN: 0895553449.


Resources for Schools and Parishes
Meeting the God of Mercy: Penance, Confession, Reconciliation. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm., and Jude Groden, RSM.
McCrimmons Publishing Company Ltd. 2015. ISBN: 9780855977757.

Saint Paul - Teacher, Pupil Lover: A Resource for Schools and Parishes. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm., and Jude Groden, RSM.
St Paul's Publishing. 2009. ISBN: 0855976462.

With the Word of God - Lectio Divina: A Guide for Prayer in School, Home and Parish. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm., and Jude Groden, RSM.
McCrimmon Publishing Company Ltd. 2003. ISBN: 0855976462.  

Masses with Young People. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm., and Jude Groden, RSM.
McCrimmon Publishing Company Ltd. 2006. ISBN: 0855976802.  

Assemblies - Volume One: For Liturgical Seasons & School Occasions. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm., and Jude Groden, RSM.
McCrimmon Publishing Company Ltd. 1999. ISBN: 0855976152.

Assemblies - Volume Two: Feasts, Mary and the Saints. Christopher O’Donnell, O.Carm., and Jude Groden, RSM.
McCrimmon Publishing Company Ltd. 2000. ISBN: 0855976179.


Other books by Carmelites
The Book of Job: A Short Reading. Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.
Paulist Press. 1999. ISBN: 0809138891.

A Deeper Love: An introduction to Centering Prayer. Elizabeth Smith & Joseph Chalmers, O.Carm.
Burns & Oates. 1999. ISBN: 0860122883.

Master of the Sacred Page: Essays in Honor of Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm. on the Occasion of his Eightieth Birthday. Keith J. Egan, O.Carm., & Craig Morrison, O.Carm., Editors.
Carmelite Institute, Washington. 1997. ISBN: 0965691004.

New International Biblical Commentary: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. Roland Murphy, O.Carm., & Elizabeth Huwiler. Hendrickson Publishers. 1999. ISBN: 1565632214.

New Jerome Biblical Commentary. Raymond E. Brown, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm., Editors.
Geoffrey Chapman. 1990. ISBN: 0225665883.

New Jerome Bible Handbook. Raymond E. Brown, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.
Liturgical Press. 1992. ISBN: 0814622046.

Pastoral Foundations of the Sacraments: A Catholic Perspective. Gregory Klein, O.Carm., Robert A. Wolfe, O.Carm., Richard S. Ascough.
Paulist Press. 1998. ISBN: 0809137704.

Word Biblical Commentary: Proverbs. Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.
Word Publishing. 1998. ISBN: 0849902215.

Experiencing our Biblical Heritage. Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.
Hendrickson Publishers. 2001. ISBN: 1565634969.

Christian Spirituality: Themes from the Tradition. Keith Egan, O.Carm, et al.
Paulist Press. ISBN: 0809136600.



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