Our Lady of Mt Carmel and Child Jesus Statue, is a 10 inch heirloom quality, hand painted resin statue – the perfect size for any setting! This finely crafted religious art, part of the Veronese Collection, depicts a lifelike Mother and Child with tender expressions and beautiful features. It makes a wonderful gift and inspires devotion each time it is gazed upon! The scapular draped over Our Lady’s arm represents the brown scapular worn by the lay faithful which carries the promise of salvation to those who wear it, known as the Sabbatine Privilege. The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is celebrated July 16, recognizing the day Our Lady appeared to Saint Simon Stock, a Carmelite Monk.
Traditional prayer to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel: "Oh beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful vine, holy and singular, who brought forth the Son of God, still ever remaining a pure Virgin, assist me in this necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help and protect me! Show me that Thou art my Mother! Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee! Mother and Ornament of Carmel, pray for us! Virgin, Flower of Carmel, pray for us! Patroness of all who wear the scapular, pray for us! Hope of all who die wearing the scapular, pray for us! Saint Joseph, friend of the Sacred Heart, pray for us! Saint Joseph, chaste spouse of Mary, pray for us! Saint Joseph, our Patron, pray for us! Sweet Heart of Mary, be my salvation! Oh consoling Mother, console us all, and let everyone understand that the secret of happiness lies in goodness and in always following faithfully Your Son, Jesus! "