Episcopal Carmel of Saint Teresa
A contemplative community for women in the Episcopal Church
123 Little New York Road, Rising Sun, Maryland 21911
410-658-6736 Monastery

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MONASTERY NEWS

 

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 

                                                                              Mother Elizabeth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 


 

 

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