“Faithfully following the Rule, our Holy Mother St. Teresa presents prayer as the raison d’etre of our life as Carmelites, the source and focal point of all the components of our charism. That is why the Church looks upon us as a family totally committed to prayer, a family that strives to live in depth the mystery of Christian prayer and be, as it were, its living witness.” (Constitutions #53)

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