Spirituality and the Carmelite Way

The charism of the Carmelite Order is contemplation. Contemplation encompasses prayer, study, community, and service. In this section, we hope you’ll uncover a little bit more about our spirituality and draw closer to stillness, peace and God.

Carmelite Spirituality Network

The Carmelite Spirituality Network (CSN) connects Carmelites and associates with resources and opportunities for the support and renewal of the spiritual life.

Food for the Journey

Food for the Journey is a regular series of short videos, prayers, reflections and inspiration from the Carmelite Friars.

Carmelite Book Service

The Teresian Media Publications, based in Boars Hill, Oxford, is the publishing house of the Discalced Carmelite friars of Great Britain and Ireland.

Living Flame Group for Young Adults

Are you 20 -30 years old? Are interested in developing your spiritual life? Carmelite in the UK would like to welcome you to the Living Flame Group for young adults and offer you support and guidance.

Featured Series

Word and Wisdom is our new online spirituality series that will be running for one week each month in 2021.


A call to religious life can start with a sense of emptiness and a need for something more in life or an attraction to a life of deeper prayer and community. You may know someone in religious life and feel attracted to that way of life.