Our Lady of Mt.Carmel(July 16)

Jun 16, 2012 by

July 16

Saint Mary

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

(Nuestra Senora del Carmen):

Patron Saint of

Mariners, Chile and of

Catemaco, Veracruz, Mexico

 FEAST DATES:

July 16

June 16 (Basque Countries)


Extract from Our Lady of Mt.Carmel:  “There is a tradition (which may not be historical) that Mary appeared to St. Simon Stock, a leader of the Carmelites, and gave him a scapular, telling him to promote devotion to it. The scapular is a modified version of Mary’s own garment. It symbolizes her special protection and calls the wearers to consecrate themselves to her in a special way. The scapular reminds us of the gospel call to prayer and penance—a call that Mary models in a splendid way.”   See PICTURE of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. See also: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Multilingual), Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Sp), LO SCAPOLARE DELLA BEATA VERGINE MARIA DEL MONTE CARMELO (It)Notre Dame du Mont Carmel et le saint Scapulaire (Fr), Matka Boża Szkaplerzna (Po).Videos: Devotion to Our Lady of Mount Carmel (En)The Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (En)Our Lady of the Brown Scapular: Scapular and Its Wearers (En),   Virgen del Carmen (Sp), Consagración a la Virgen del Carmen (Sp)Flor del Carmelo (Canción a la Virgen del Carmen) (Sp), Himno a la Virgen del Carmen (Sp), Fior del Carmelo (It), Beata Vergine Maria del Monte Carmelo – 16 luglio (It), Madonna del Carmelo Sant’Eufemia 2009 Mimmo Rositano (It), Maria Ss.ma del Monte Carmelo.mpg (It), Notre-Dame du Mont Carmel (Fr). PRAYER to Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

Extract from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.  “St. Teresa of Avila (October 15) called Carmel “the Order of the Virgin.” St. John of the Cross (December 14) credited Mary with saving him from drowning as a child, leading him to Carmel and helping him escape from prison. St. Theresa of the Child Jesus believed that Mary cured her from illness. On her First Communion, she dedicated her life to Mary. During the last days of her life she frequently spoke of Mary. There is a tradition (which may not be historical) that Mary appeared to St. Simon Stock, a leader of the Carmelites, and gave him a scapular, telling him to promote devotion to it. The scapular is a modified version of Mary’s own garment. It symbolizes her special protection and calls the wearers to consecrate themselves to her in a special way. The scapular reminds us of the gospel call to prayer and penance—a call that Mary models in a splendid way.” See picture of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and VIDEO:  On This Day Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.

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The Missionaries of Mercy and our collaborators have prayed for the intercession of St. Mary, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, on behalf of those affected by the following disasters:

Soccer Team Bus Crash in Chile (February 9, 2013) (America) See World Mission Rosary Intentions: February 25 – March 10, 2013.

Hurricane Karl in Mexico (September 17, 2010) (America) See World Mission Rosary Intentions: September 27 – October 10, 2010.

Earthquake in Chile (February 27, 2010) (America) See World Mission Rosary Intentions: March 15 – March 28, 2010.

 

For more information about St. Mary, Mother of Jesus, see Mother of Mercy.

 

That the Lord in His Divine Mercy – through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary – may build up His Kingdom,make these mysteries a reality in our lives, strengthen us in our common mission, and come to the aid of those for whom we pray.

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