Little Flower Basilica News

April 2018

Apr 23

Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Stained Glass at the Basilica

Overlooking the main choir loft, and catching the first rays of the morning sun, this window reflects scenes of continuing love of the Blessed Mother for the Carmelite Order. It is dedicated to the memory of a former Provincial of the Carmelite Order, Fr. Joseph Cantavello, O.C.D....
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Apr 20

Little Flower Carmelite Mass Association

The Discalced Carmelite friars would like to invite you to enroll your loved ones, living or deceased, in the Little Flower Carmelite Mass Association, named in honor of our beloved patroness. As a token of your love, we will send an enrollment certificate to your loved one to be enrolled. This enrollment is for one year and includes the...
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Apr 20

Secular Carmelites at Little Flower

. . . that many religious orders in the Catholic Church consist of three orders? Our Discalced Carmelite friars and their Sisters, the contemplative, cloistered Discalced Carmelite nuns in San Antonio, are blessed to be affiliated with a third order of secular Carmelites.  The mission of these men and women is to live the Carmelite...
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Apr 5

The Story of “The Céline Painting”

  On display in the undercroft of the Basilica is one of its most treasured works of art. This seven-by-ten-foot oil painting was a gift to the Discalced Carmelite friars of San Antonio from the Discalced Carmelite nuns of Lisieux, France, in 1927. This painting shows St. Thérèse scattering a shower of roses on the earth. On...
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Little Flower Basilica News

Updates on parish life, the historic Basilica, and the Discalced Carmelite Friars.