The British Province of Carmelite Friars


On 16th May 2003 the Carmelite Family from England, Scotland and Wales gathering in York Minster for a celebration of the Eucharist to celebrate the 550th anniversary of the granting of a Bull entitled Cum Nulla. This formalised the way in which lay people belong to the Carmelite Order and, also, the beginning of the Carmelite nuns. The memory of the day is shared via the following links:

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Account of the Mass and Symposium - York 16th May 2003

View images of the Minster celebration

Welcome by the Lord Mayor
Homily of the Prior General
Singing of the Flos Carmeli

Article by Fr. Pat McMahon, O.Carm. on Cum Nulla and the Origin of the Nuns in the Family of Carmel

 Carmelite Vocations

Aylesford Priory

Shrine of Saint Jude

 Lay Carmel