carmelite carmelite  /ˈkɑr mə ˌlaɪt/


  1. (n) a Roman Catholic friar wearing the white cloak of the Carmelite order; mendicant preachers
  2. (adj) of or relating to the Carmelite friars


  1. Archbishop of Baghdad to visit Diocese of Lafayette

    The Diocese of Lafayette welcomes Archbishop Jean Benjamin Sleiman, OCD Archbishop of Baghdad, Iraq. Archbishop Sleiman, a Carmelite priest, is the Latin Archbishop of Baghdad and head of the Latin Church Community in Iraq. He was ordained a priest in 1973 in Beirut and then earned doctorates in theology and anthropology. He was appointed as archbishop of Baghdad in 2000. He will be conducting ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  2. Archbishop of Baghdad leading novena in Lafayette today

    The archbishop of Baghdad is in Lafayette to conduct the annual novena beginning today at the Carmelite Monastery in Lafayette.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: The Lafayette Daily Advertiser


  • "I was touched," Kraft said before the Carolina game Friday night, "to learn of the support that we get from the Carmelite Monastery. They are the sweetest ladies. They told me they would be praying for us this season. I just love that. In my...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Robert Kraft Source: Providence Journal

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