• The Foundation

    • Rooted in an ancient Order inspired by the prophet Elijah and reformed by St Teresa of Avila, our Carmels are built on a foundation of continual prayer, silence, solitude, community, and selective presence to the world. Through solitary and communal prayer we hope to touch all people with the healing and renewing power of God's love.

    • Association of Carmelite Nuns

    • On February 2, 1970 an Association of Carmelite Nuns was formed in the United States. The primary aim and purpose of this association is to deepen and develop the Teresian contemplative life in the contemporary church and world. In virtue of their common source, vocation and mission in the church, the member monasteries through corporate effort, study, and sharing, seek to collaborate in the work of renewal and adaptation.

    • We are Carmelites

    • We believe that each of us is called by Christ to follow him in a life of apostolic love by searching the depths of divine intimacy in solitary prayer.

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