Our Lady of Mount Carmel - Franciscan Media - The virgin of carmel mountain
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as patroness of the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites were Christian hermits. Elijah saw the cloud as a symbol of the Virgin mentioned in the prophecies of Isaiah (Isaiah ). The hermits who lived on Mount Carmel followed Elijah's.