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“I know the old ways. They are as familiar to me as the path I walked this morning. Now I dream of a new path that will lead to the heart of the mountain where it is always Advent, where Christ both hides and reveals himself” (the closing words from Sister...read more
These are photos from our life in Carmel of Reno. Click images you would like to see at full-size.read more
How many years have passed since we’ve been thinking about making a new signpost? The first one began to deteriorate 20 years ago! Thanks to our dear friend Steve Lawrence, we have a new one now. It bears the witness of a long term friendship and his labor of love....read more
In April, 2017, a gathering of 160 Carmelite Nuns from the US and parts of Canada met in St. Louis with our Superior General and members of his Counsel to discuss the new Apostolic Constitution Vultum Dei quaerere on women's contemplative life....read more
KNPB's Arteffects featured a profile of how Carmel of Reno built their "Print Shop," which supports the monastery. This episode features the history of how the "Print Shop" at Carmel of Reno came to be. Learn how the Carmelite nuns merge their printing techniques with...read more
KNPB DOCUMENTARY Learn about the making of The Carmelite Virtual Choir Technology is giving Carmelite Nuns around the world a chance to be unified without ever having to leave their monasteries. A Carmelite Nun from Reno, Sister Claire, wrote music to mark the 500th...read more
The flowing design along the bottom of the logo is meant to symbolize three things: mountains, water and the letter ‘M’ – all very important symbols for Christians as well as for Carmelites. The Carmelite Order traces its origin to Mount Carmel in the Holy Land where the early hermits gathered around the Spring of Elijah.read more
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