Carmelite Saints

A General Discalced Carmelite Calendar

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January

1

Mary, Mother of God – Solemnity

3

Bl Kuriakos Elias Chavara, Priest (1805-71) – Opt Mem

8

St Peter Thomas, Bishop (d. 1366) – Opt Mem

9

St Andrew Corsini, Bishop (d. 1374) – Opt Mem

27

St Henry de Ossó y Cervelló, Priest (d. 1896) – Opt Mem

March

18

Fast Day

19

St. Joseph, Protector of Carmel and Patron of the California-Arizona Province – Solemnity

April

1

St. Nuño Alvares Pereira, Lay Brother (1360-1431) – Opt Mem

17

Bl Baptist Spagnoli, Priest (1447-1516) – Opt Mem

18

Bl Mary of the Incarnation, Lay Sister (1566-1618) – Opt Mem

23

Bl Teresa Mary of the Cross Manetti, Virgin (1846-1910) – Opt Mem

May

16

St Simon Stock, Priest (XIII cent.) – Opt Mem

22

St Joachina de Vedruna (de Mas), Religious (1783-1854) – Opt Mem

25

St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, Virgin (1566-1607) – Memorial

29

Bl. Elia of St. Clement, Virgin (1901-1927) – Opt Mem

June

7

Bl Anne of St. Bartholomew, Virgin (1549-1626) – Memorial

12

Bl Alphonsus Mary Mazurek, Priest & Martyr – Opt Mem

14

Bl Mother Maria Candida of the Eucharist, Virgin – Opt Mem

July

12

Sts. Louis & Zelie Martin – Opt Mem

13

St Teresa of Jesus of the Andes, Virgin (1900-20) – Opt Mem

15

Fast Day

16

Our Lady of Mount Carmel – Solemnity

17

Bl Teresa of St Augustine and companions of Compiègne, Virgin Martyrs (d. 1794) – Memorial

19

Fast Day

20

St Elijah, Prophet (IX cent. BC) – Feast

23

Our Lady, Mother of Divine Grace – Memorial

24

Bl Maria Pilar, Teresa, and Maria Angeles, Virgin Martyrs of Guadalajara (d. 1936) – Opt Mem

24

Bl Maria Mercedes Prat, Virgin (d. ?) – Opt Mem

27

Bl Titus Brandsma, Priest Martyr (1881-1942) – Opt Mem

28

Bl John Soreth, Priest (1394-1471) – Opt Mem

August

7

St Albert of Trapani, Priest (d. 1307?) – Memorial

9

St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin Martyr (1891-1942) – Opt Mem

16

Bl Maria Sagrario of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Virgin Martyr (1881-1936) – Opt. Mem

18

OCD Martyrs of French Revolution (Bl Jean-Baptiste Duverneil, Bl Michael-Louis Brulard & Bl Jacques Gagnot, Priest Martyrs) – Opt Mem

25

St Mary of Jesus Crucified, Virgin (1846-78) – Opt Mem

26

Transverberation of St Teresa of Jesus – Opt Mem

September

1

St Teresa Margaret Redi, Virgin (1747-70) – Memorial

12

Bl Mary of Jesus, Virgin (1560-1640) – Memorial

17

St Albert, Patriarch and Lawgiver of Carmel (d. 1214) – Feast

30

Fast Day

October

1

St Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor (1873-97) – Feast

14

Fast Day

15

Our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor (1515-82) – Solemnity

November

6

Bl Josepha Naval Girbés, Virgin Tertiary (1820-93) – Opt Mem

7

Bl Francis of Jesus, Mary Joseph Palau y Quer, Priest (1811-72) – Opt Mem

8

St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, Virgin (1880-1906) – Memorial

13

Fast Day

14

All Carmelite Saints – Feast

15

All Carmelite Souls – Commemoration

19

St Raphael Kalinowski, Priest (1835-1907) – Memorial

29

Bl Dionysius of the Nativity, Priest Martyr and Redemptus of the Cross, Lay Brother Martyr, (d. 1638) – Memorial

December

11

St. Maria Maravillas of Jesus, Virgin (1891-1974) – Opt. Mem

13

Fast Day

14

Our Holy Father St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor (1542-91) – Solemnity

16

Bl Mary of the Angels, Virgin (1661-1717) – Opt Mem

Fast on the vigil. The Fast may be anticipated for good reason. Anticipation should never involve fasting on Sundays and Holy Days

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