Friday, July 16, 2021
Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title given to Our Blessed Mother as the patroness of the Carmelite order. Mount Carmel is located in the Holy Land. The early Carmelites lived as hermits there. They are a contemplative order.
In addition to being the patroness of the Carmelites, Our Lady of Mount Carmel is also the patroness of protection from harm and deliverance from Purgatory. Her feast day is July 16.