Saint Elijah Church Mount Carmel
is located at the Mount of Carmel in Haifa city.
Elijah the prophet is known in Hebrew as Eliyahu (Lord is my God)
Today, this beautiful monastery is run by the
Carmelite Franciscans who live there.
One of the traditions say that Our Lady of Mount Carmel
saved the city and the church from destruction
and since then; our Christian community celebrates
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Feast.
We can also find our Lady with theInfant Jesus Statue inside the church
In the Bible
The Contest on Mount Carmel
1 Kings 18
Later on, in the third year of the drought, the Lord said to Elijah,
“Go and present yourself to King Ahab. Tell him that I will soon send rain!”
2 So Elijah went to appear before Ahab.
What to see at Saint Elias Church Mount Carmel?
You will see a small cave associated with Prophet Elijah
and the altar above shows a cave dominated
by the statue to our Lady of Mount Carmel
How to get there?
Taxi Special service, or by bus from Haifa downtown
| When is the best time to visit|
Saint Elijah church of Mount Carmel?
I recommend you to come visit during spring time
(March, April, and May) when temperatures are on average 20’s-25’s
Autumn is also a good time in
(October, November and even in December)
during Christmas season when temperatures are
on average 15’s-22’s which is perfect for travel.