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2015 Carmelite Symposium

A Celebration of St. Teresa of Avila:
St. Teresa’s Gift to the 21st Century

June 28 – July 2,2015
St. Mary’s of The Lake Seminary in Mundelein,IL

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Teresa’s Anniversary in Spain!

Join The Carmelite Institute on an immersive journey into the heart and homeland of Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint and Doctor of the Church. This travelling seminar will include presentations, prayer services and conversation to open up Saint Teresa’s world and spiritual insights for you. Our trip is more than pilgrimage. It is an opportunity to learn, be inspired, and take home a new understanding of the truths that Saint Teresa reveals about God and the life of prayer..

October 29 – November 12, 2015


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“Shall We Be a More Contemplative Church?” by Keith Egan. Click Here to view the entire lecture, provided courtesy of The Carmelite Institute. The video should be in the Carmel-Tube section rather than on the homepage.

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Allison Parks Webber at the Baltimore Carmel

The Carmelite Sisters of Baltimore present Allison Parks Webber. Discernment, Devil, Delight: Three Key Words in St. Teresa of Avila’s Lexicon. This event will take place on March 14 at 2 p.m. Please view the Flyer for this event. You can also find more details here.

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Annual celebration of Lessons and Carols at Baltimore Carmel

We will be having our annual celebration of lessons and carols on Sunday evening, December 14th at 7:00. This is a lovely reflection on the birth of our Lord using music and the poems of St. John of the Cross; it is a nice break from the bustle of the season and refocuses us on…



Archbishop Eamon Martin will perform the unveiling of a new shrine honouring Mother Angeline, who was born Brigid Teresa McCrory in January 1893, and went on to form a new order of Carmelite nuns which worked with the elderly and infirm in the Bronx district of New York. Representatives from the Ulster History Circle, meanwhile,…

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