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  • n. Plural form of Carmelite.


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  • Whereas the Carmelites were an elderly community, the exact reverse is the case at Lanherne.

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  • My husband and his family have a great devotion to the Brown Scapular and the Carmelites, which is one reason why I'm wearing one these day.

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  • The Carmelites are a religious order whose most famous son, so to speak, was Saint John of the Cross, the mystic saint, who wrote that famous treatise on the dark night of the soul.

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  • But what settled that crisis with the Carmelites was the grit of a few courageous protesters, like

    New York Sun - Articles

  • Maybe it's my age or upbringing, but even moderately educated non- Catholics used to know that "Carmelites" were nuns, and that LATIN was the "foreign language" of certain Church rituals.

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  • They tell me it’s most dreadful, sir; of all the nuns in Christendom the Carmelites are the worst.

    The American

  • "He is one of the nicest people," says American soprano Maureen McKay, who premiered the role of Blanche de la Force in Mr. Bieito's staging of Poulenc's "The Dialogues of the Carmelites" this summer at Berlin's Komische Oper.

    Calixto Bieito's Second Act

  • Monika Rittershaus Calixto Bieito with the cast of 'The Dialogues of the Carmelites' In the past season or two, however, something has happened on the way to the next Bieito scandal—it hasn't quite materialized.

    Calixto Bieito's Second Act

  • The translation is from the 1896 volume "Proper Offices of the Saints Granted to the Barefoot Carmelites".

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  • I was particularly interested in the Third Order of the Carmelites.

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