The annual Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel begins on July 8th at the Carmelite Monastery in Philadelphia. Solemn Vespers with Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament take place each day of the novena at 4 pm. Rosary and other devotions at 6:45pm followed by the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at 7:30pm.
On Sunday July 10, Mass will be celebrated in the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin Mass).
The celebrant for the novena this year is Father Kevin McGoldrick.
The monastery is located at 66th Ave and Old York Road and is accessible by public transportation. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the monastery on 66th Ave.