Carmelite Spirituality Index

Throughout the centuries a particular spirituality has developed within the Carmelite Order with Mount Carmel being a constant theme along with the twin themes of Mary and Elijah. The links below give some flavour of that spirituality and thought both from the distant past and also from our own days. Some of the writings are available within our own site while others will take you to pages outside of our site.

General Sources

By Saints of the Order:
Saint John of the Cross

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (Thérèse of the Child Jesus)

Saint Teresa of Avila (Teresa of Jesus)

Blessed Titus Brandsma

Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection

By Modern Writers
Most Rev. Joseph Chalmers, O.Carm.

Christopher O'Donnell, O.Carm.

Patrick Burke, O.Carm. (From a series of short reflections for a Lay Carmelite Newsletter)

Fintan Burke, O.Carm.

Pat Mullins, O.Carm.

Eltin Griffin, O.Carm.

John Lawler, O.Carm.

Matthew Aherne, O.Carm

John Keating, O.Carm.

Míceál O’Neill, O.Carm.

David Twohig, O.Carm.

Simon Nolan

John Russell, O.Carm.

Ernest Larkin, O.Carm.

Carlos Mesters, O.Carm.

Patrick McMahon, O.Carm.


Miscellaneous Sources for Scholars and those in studies