Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as patroness of the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites were Christian hermits.
The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, celebrated on July 16, was first instituted in the late 14th century in commemoration of the approval of the rule of the.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel with the Christ Child, angels, and souls in Purgatory. The prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel is, like many prayers in the Catholic Church, meant for private recitation in times of need, and is usually said as a novena. Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title.