About the Shrine

National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middletown, NY

The National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was founded to encourage and perpetuate devotion to Mary and her scapular under the special title of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

Situated on 60 beautiful acres in the mid-Hudson region of New York State, the shrine is open 7 days a week, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm year around. Daily mass is celebrated Monday through Friday, 11:30 am and Sundays at 12 noon. A healing mass is also celebrated on the last Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm. All pilgrims are welcome to the Shrine. Here you can witness the importance of prayer in your life while deepening your commitment to God and devotion to Our Lady.

The shrine is ministered by the Carmelite Friars of the North American Province of  St. Elias, the St. Edith Stein Chapter of Lay Carmelites and The Friends of the Shrine. For more information or to plan a pilgrimage, visit the shrine website or call Carol Bezak, Shrine Director at 845-343-1879.

The beautiful 60 acre setting of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel offers a peaceful, pastoral place to pray in silence and meditate on the presence of God in one’s life. You are invited to visit any day between 8:30am and 4:30pm. No appointment is needed to make a personal visit. Groups are encouraged to contact us if you require our assistance.