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.

Community News, July 2018

Our Lady of Mercy Lay CarmelitesRead the news from our July 2018 community meeting. Of special note are a recent letter from our Prior General, reflections on the recent Regional Spring Day of Recollection and the upcoming Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Ongoing formation homework is also included.

Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel: 2018

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel2018 Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel. This year our reflections for this beautiful feast will focus on intimacy with God. Each night during the novena we will reflect on one or more aspects of this topic as we honor Mary and seek her guidance along our Carmelite journey. Read the full article for details about the schedule — including dates, times, and locations — for the 2018 novena at Holy Spirit Church.