Community Announcements

Here you'll find information about events specific to our local community (Our Lady of Mercy) and details about events for the Bay Area Region and our Province (the Most Pure Heart of Mary). See the News section for events sponsored by the Order around the world.

People in Search of God

Carmelites: People in search of God.... From the Desert to the Garden of God.

We Carmelites began this journey 800 years ago...a journey to another world, a journey to the Garden of God. We invite you to come along and find out more about this interior adventure.

About Community Meetings

Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelite Community is the name of the Lay Carmelite community that resides in Fremont, California. It was founded in 1995 and our first members were professed in 1998. We are under the authority of the Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary. Our regular community meeting takes place on the third Sunday of every month. See the Community Calendar for exact dates. We are sponsored by Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Fremont, California.