The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites “welcomes those of the Catholic faithful who, by special vocation, undertake to live, in the world, an evangelical life of fraternal communion imbued with the spirit of contemplative prayer and apostolic zeal according to the example and teaching of the Carmelite Saints.” Secular Carmelites come from all walks of life. They are business owners, public servants, clerical staff, professionals, homemakers, retirees, men and women, young and old, married and single-each one trying to respond to God’s call to “meditate on the Lord’s law, day and night” while working, raising families, etc. Our local Secular Carmelite community meets once a month for fellowship, prayer and formation in Carmelite spirituality. Contact Frances Harry at 236-9313 or Deacon Rusty Baldwin at 233-1503.