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List of Prior Generals of the Order


Also known as: Ordens der Brüder der allerseligsten Jungfrau Maria vom Berge Karmel (Karmeliten) (Deutsch) / Ordre du Carmel (Carmélites) (français) / Ordine della Beata Vergine del Monte Carmelo (Carmelitano) (Italiano) / Zakon Braci Najświętszej Maryi Panny z Góry Karmel (Karmelici) (polski) / Ordem dos Irmãos da Bem-Aventurada Virgem Maria do Monte Carmelo (Português) / 加爾默羅會 (正體中文) / カルメル会 (日本語) / Ordo Fratrum Beatissimæ Mariæ Virginis de Monte Carmelo (latine)

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As Carmelites We live our life of allegiance to Jesus Christ and to serve Him faithfully with a pure heart and a clear conscience through a commitment to seek the face of the living God (the contemplative dimension of life), through prayer, through fraternity, and through service (diakonia). These three fundamental elements of the charism are not distinct and unrelated values, but closely interwoven. 

All of these we live under the protection, inspiration and guidance of Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whom we honor as "our Mother and sister."