Community at Mt. St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery in San
Jose, California with Fr. Provincial Gerald Werner, OCD.
Friars in choir at our House of
Studies in Mount Angel, Oregon.
Liturgical Procession at our
parish in Alhambra, California.
Is our Lord calling you?
"What does it profit to give God one thing if he asks of you another?
Consider what it is God wants, and then do it."
St. John of the Cross
Vocation Website for the Discalced Carmelite Friars
We seek to respond to Christ's call to bring the Gospel message to our
brothers and sisters.  As Carmelite brothers and priests, we serve the
Church in various ministries, especially in spirituality.
Province of Saint Joseph - Western United States
"With zeal I have been zealous
for the Lord God of Hosts"
                        1 Kings 19:10
                               Carmelite motto