Saint Mariam of Jesus Crucified, Melkite and Carmelite

August 26, 2020 0 Comments

Today, the Church with the Carmelites honor a recent saint, Mariam of Jesus Crucified (Baouardy), affectionately known as “The Little Arab” (1846-78). Saint Mariam was born in Nazareth. She was a Melkite, missionary & contemplative nun, establishing Carmels in India and Bethlehem, and was graced with extraordinary mystical experiences. As a Discalced Carmelite nun she …