We are Discalced Carmelite nuns, a community of women in love with God and
called by him to joyfully live a vowed life together, in creative fidelity to
the Teresian charism in the 21st century, in the Diocese of
Teresa of Jesus, our foundress, envisioned that we be hermits living in
community, and we live this out through a balance of prayer, work and recreation
together. Our daily self-giving springs from a life centered in God, which is
rooted in silence, solitude, penance and detachment.
Our Lady as our exemplar in fidelity, we ponder the word of the Lord day and
night, seeking deeper union with God in service of the church, interceding
especially for priests.
open ourselves daily to enter fully into the Paschal Mystery and witness our
love for the Lord, for one another, and for all people, that we may become, like
our sister St. Therese of Lisieux, a flame of love in the heart of the
Teresa of Jesus
personal prayer, liturgy of the hours, spiritual reading, baking altar breads
for parishes, making rosaries and icon plaques and bee keeping.
nuns came to their Latrobe convent from Loretto in 1961.