Carmelites

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Order o the Brithers o the Blessed Virgin Mary o Moont Carmel
Coat of arms of the Carmelite order (simple).svg
Abbreviation Order o Carmelites (O.Carm.)
Motto Zelo zelatus sum pro Domino Deo exercituum
("Wi zeal hae I been zealous for the Lord God o hosts")
Formation Late 12th century
Teep Roman Catholic releegious order
Heidquarters Via Giovanni Lanza,
Roum, Italy
Prior General
Maist Rev. Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral
Wabsteid www.ocarm.org

The Order o the Brithers o the Blessed Virgin Mary o Mount Carmel or Carmelites (sometimes simply Carmel bi synecdoche; Laitin: Ordo Fratrum Beatissimæ Virginis Mariæ de Monte Carmelo) is a Roman Catholic releegious order foondit, probably in the 12t century, on Moont Carmel, hence its name.