Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Votive Candles & Prayers
Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as patroness. Our Lady of Mount Carmel votive candles are made from 100% pure, highest quality beeswax with a burn time of 20 hours.
They create beautiful ambiance with their warm glow, soft honey scent and air purifying effects that don’t release toxins. Buy some and have your parish priest bless them for you. Always have a blessed candle in your home.
Light a candle for a friend, neighbour, or family member in need of a prayer. Our Lady had come to say that she would save the world. And we remember the prophecy of St. Dominic: “One day, by the Rosary and the Scapular, she will save the world.” Let the gracious intercession of Our Lady of Mount Carmel help us.
O Holy and Immaculate Virgin, beauty and splendor of Carmel, look down with special favor on me and shelter me in your maternal care. Strengthen my weakness, let your wisdom enlighten the darkness of my mind that I may ever increase in faith, hope and charity. May your assistance be mine during life, your loving presence my consolation at death and my surety when I stand in the presence of the Most Holy Trinity. Amen.
Prayers with Invocation to Our Lady of Mount Carmel
From The Raccolta
O Queen, who art the beauty of Carmel, pray for us.
Regina decor Carmeli, ora pro nobis.
This invocation may gain an indulgence of 300 days (S. P. Ap., Nov. 8,1921).
We Fly to Thy Patronage – Sub tuum praesidium
We fly to thy patronage, O holy Mother of God; despise not our petitions in our necessities, but deliver us always from all dangers, O glorious and Blessed Virgin.
This invocation carries a partial indulgence.
Prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel from the Raccolta
O blessed Virgin, full of grace, Queen of all Saints, how sweet it is for me to venerate thee under the title of our Lady of Mount Carmel. It takes me back to the days of the prophet Elias, when thou wast prefigured on Mount Carmel under the form of the little cloud, from which, as it increased, there fell a kindly rain, symbolic of the sanctifying graces that come to us from thee.
Even from the days of the Apostles, thou hast been honored under this mystic title; and today I am filled with joy at the thought that we are united with those first clients of thine, and in union with them we salute thee, saying: O beauty of Carmel, glory of Libanus, thou purest of lilies, mystic rose in the flowering garden of the Church.
Meanwhile, O Virgin of virgins, be mindful of me in my misery, and show thyself my Mother. Shed upon me ever more and more the living light of that faith which made thee blessed; inflame me with that Heavenly love wherewith thou didst love thy dear Son, Jesus Christ.
I am filled with miseries both spiritual and temporal. I am straitened by many sorrows in body and soul, and I take refuge, like a child, in the shadow of thy motherly protection. Do thou, Mother of God, who hast such power and might, obtain for me from blessed Jesus, the Heavenly gifts of humility, chastity, and meekness, which were the fairest ornaments of thine Immaculate soul.
Do thou grant me to be strong in the midst of the temptations and bitterness, which so often overwhelm my spirit. And when the days of my earthly pilgrimage are accomplished according to God’s holy will, grant that my soul may obtain the glory of Paradise, through the merits of Christ and thine intercession.
This invocation may gain an indulgence of 500 days (Apostolic Brief, April 12, 1927; S. P. Ap., April 29, 1935).