All Carmelite Saints

November 14: Celebrated as a Feast with proper texts.

On this day the Order celebrates the memory of all its saints, those known and those unknown.

may the patronage
of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our Mother,
and the prayers of all the saints of Carmel
help us to walk steadfastly in their footsteps,
and by our prayers and good works
to further the cause of your Church.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.

Scripture Readings
Romans 8:28-35, 37-39; Gospel - Matthew 5:1-12.

Texts taken from the “Carmelite Proper of the Liturgy of the Hours,” Institutum Carmelitanum, Rome: 1993.

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