Discalced Carmelite Friars

Semi Province of St. Therese

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Pray, Fast, Give
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So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and in sackcloth and ashes.

Daniel 9:3


The Discalced Carmelite Friars are a community of men – priests and religious brothers – serving the Church through a life of contemplative prayer. In our apostolic work, we also strive to foster growth in the spiritual life, helping women and men to grow in friendship with God and with neighbor.

Fr. Luis Joaquin Castañeda, OCD, Provincial