The TERESIAN CARMELITE
MISSIONARIES (CMT) are a Congregation of Spanish origin, founded in
Ciudadela (Menorca, Spain) by FRANCIS PALAU QUER of Jesus, Mary,
Joseph, a Discalced Carmelite.
Like our Founder, The Teresian
Carmelite Missionaries feel a living part of the family of Carmel
end inheritors of Teresian spirituality.
We have come into existence from the charismatic experience Father
Francis Palau had of the mystery of the Church.
We are a missionary Congregation with
a spirituality centred on Church and the Virgin Mary. This
spirituality shapes our vocation as Church, in the Church and for
PRIORITY is given to a life of love
of God and neighbour as a unity = CHURCH
WE CONTEMPLATE AND LOVE Christ and human beings as the Mystical Body:
The "Church" represented in Mary, the Mother of Jesus.
WE PROCLAIM the beauty of the Church,
Mystery of Communion, with our life in "united family groups"
WE SERVE the Church in her most needy
members and we are ever watchful to respond to her urgent
needs. Mary, the Mother of God, encourages us in this attitude of
Our Venerable Sr TERESA MIRA GARCIA
of the Child Jesus of Prague, lived in this manner with a life that
was simple and committed.
Love of Christ and his
Church were inseparably united in Blessed Francis Palau’s experience.
His missionary charism, in the Palautian family, is particularly
expressed in those works we take on as service to the Church:
The pastoral ministry of spirituality.
Christian education of children, teenagers
Helping the sick and those in need.
The mission ad gentes.
Advising and training the MILPA groups.
Other forms of apostolate
serving the Church and society.
Along the road to renewed fidelity to the Church, we contemplate
perfect and consummate exemplar of
She keeps us alert in accepting the challenges arising from
situations and the appeals of the Church.