Symposium 2017


The Carmelite Institute Symposium 2017 Sunday, July 02, 2017  | Published by The Carmelite Institute of North America held this year’s symposium at Loyola University in Chicago, IL on June 25-29, 2017.  Sr. Helena and Sr. Philomena traveled to attend this wonderful Carmelite event. The theme chosen was “Pope Francis Points the Way to Carmel.”  [...]

Symposium 20172017-07-03T22:20:25-04:00

Saturday Afternoon Lenten Retreats in Germantown, NY


Saturday Afternoon Lenten Retreats being held at the motherhouse for the Carmelite Sisters For the Aged and Infirm in Germantown, NY (near Albany). Please direct any questions to The Mother Angeline Heritage Center 518-537-5000 ext. 1307

Saturday Afternoon Lenten Retreats in Germantown, NY2017-03-09T19:40:22-05:00

Blessed Titus Brandsma, a model for the Year of Mercy


On account of the extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, proclaimed by Pope Francis in the bull, Misericordia Vultus (April 11, 2015) the Pontifical Council for the promotion of new evangelisation has been publishing a series of aids to help local churches in their celebration of the jubilee. In the sixth publication, under the title, “The Saints [...]

Blessed Titus Brandsma, a model for the Year of Mercy2016-11-11T16:39:25-05:00



Holy Door has deeper meaning for Discalced Carmelites By Rachel Curry Walking through a Holy Door is more than just crossing a threshold; it is a chance to pray and reflect on our personal experience of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, says Sister Joanne of the Carmelite Monastery in Nedlands. The Monastery’s chapel is one [...]

YEAR OF MERCY SPECIAL FEATURE2016-11-11T16:39:25-05:00



To begin the year, on January 17th, weather permitting, the Carmelite Sisters are hosting the following: Mother Angeline Heritage Center on the Motherhouse grounds will be open for tours at 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m in the Motherhouse Chapel. Evening Prayer and benediction at 4:00 [...]

CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF MERCY2016-01-10T18:26:29-05:00

Prayer Service on the Canonization of Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin


Monday, October 19, 2015 Louis and Zelie Martin, parents of Saint Therese, are now Saints of the Catholic Church! The Carmelite Sisters representing St. Teresa's Motherhouse in Germantown, NY and Teresian House in Albany, NY were invited to participate in a prayer service held at All Saints Catholic Church in Albany, New York on October [...]

Prayer Service on the Canonization of Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin2016-11-11T16:39:26-05:00

500 Years of Saint Teresa of Ávila


Georgetown University will celebrate the Quincentenary of Teresa of Ávila with an all-day commemoration in Lohrfink Auditorium, Rafik B. Hariri Building, on October 16, 2015, the day after the saint’s feast day. The event will include a symposium featuring the most renowned Teresian scholars in the country; an exhibition in the Booth Family Center for [...]

500 Years of Saint Teresa of Ávila2016-11-11T16:39:26-05:00

Vocation Weekend Retreat


"THE PRACTICE OF THE PRESENCE OF GOD: DEVELOPING A DISCERNING HEART" Retreat Master: Msgr. Kieran Harrington  Date:  NOVEMBER 6-8, 2015   For Single Women Ages 18-40  ST. TERESA'S MOTHERHOUSE, 600 WOODS ROAD, GERMANTOWN, NY 12526   Daily Schedule Includes: Holy Mass and Lectures Eucharistic Adoration Evening and Night Prayer Spiritual Direction (as available) Time for [...]

Vocation Weekend Retreat2016-11-11T16:39:26-05:00