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The National Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel was founded to encourage and perpetuate devotion to Mary and her scapular under the special title of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.


  • Outdoor Stations of the Cross and a Monastic cloister walk encourage pilgrims to spend time in prayer in a special way.


Our many programs promote the spirituality of prayer, silent reflection, meditation and devotion to Mary and the Carmelite saints.

A Mass of Healing can restore strength, stamina and faith when one is struggling with an illness or disability or experiencing emotional or spiritual weakness. A monthly Healing Mass is celebrated on the last Thursday of each month at 7:00pm at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is administered during this Mass. 


The National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is first and foremost a place of healing. We encourage you to send us your prayer requests and special needs. We will place them at the foot of any one or more of our Indoor Prayer Shrines. You can email your requests to us by filling out the form below.


Thank you. Please be assured that your intentions will be rememberd in the daily prayers of the Carmelites Friars.

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