Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Clip Art XXVII
A variation of Discalced Carmelite coat of arms. The motto reads "With zeal have I been zealous for the Lord God of Hosts." The shield represents Mt. Carmel and the Carmelites, the cross is a distinct to the Discalced order, the common observance Carmelites don't utilize it. The flaming sword represents Elijah, who serves as inspiration of the Carmelite life, the crown represents the Kingdom of God, and the 12 stars the Blessed Virgin Mary.