Episcopal Carmel of Saint Teresa
A contemplative community for women in the Episcopal Church
|123 Little New York Road, Rising Sun, Maryland 21911
In July, friends from St. John's Church in Gap, PA provided a picnic in celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
Preparing for the outdoor Eucharist. Associates Father John and
Visiting with good friends.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Sisters and Oblates gathered on Holy Cross Day to renew Carmelite vows and to meet for a Study Weekend.
In July, the community celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
In May, 2012, members of the Episcopal Carmel community and guests gathered to celebrate the First Profession of Vows by Sister Barbara of Jesus, OCD.
Rogation Day Procession
In December the Community gathered to celebrate the Feast of Saint John of the Cross.
A new Associate is received An Oblate renews her vows
The Christmas tree is blessed and lighted
Carols around the Christmas tree Dinner on the festive day
Oblates of Episcopal Carmel
Blessed Christmas to all !
In July, the Community gathered to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
Following an outdoor Eucharist and Reception of a new Associate, friends from St. John's Church, Gap, PA provided a picnic lunch for the Community.
Episcopal Carmel's Associates held a planning meeting during lunch.
The month of May at Episcopal Carmel included the Profession of First Vows of Oblate Mary of the Incarnation, Rogation Day (Blessing of the Gardens) and gathering of Oblates and Associates.
February Study Weekend
Fr. Patrick McMahon, O.Carm. delivered lectures on the Rule of Saint Albert.
Even Benjamin came to class!
Good learning and fellowship were shared by all.
In October, members of the community gathered to celebrate the Feast of Saint Teresa of Avila and Sister Teresa Irene's profession anniversary. Bishop Visitor Robert Ilhoff introduced a day long Silent Retreat.