News from Carmel

Our latest writing, reflections and events.

Carmel: A Hidden Treasure

Please join us for an exploration into the treasures of Carmelite Spirituality through the eyes of the Sisters on Oct. 13th from 9am - 11:30am  Agenda: The Living History of Carmel,  from Mt. Carmel to Reno - Sr. Claire The Treasure Within - Sr. Cecelia Break Poetry,...

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40th Annual Printshop Open House on Nov. 4, 10am

Dear Friends,Please Join UsSunday, November 4th, 10am - 4pmfor our40th Annual Printshop Open HouseIn addition to the Christmas cards, we will have our full selection of all occasion cards available,as well as matted prints and original art...

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Art Show: Contemplation Through Art

Art Show: Contemplation Through Art See the art show featuring the paintings of Sr. Sa Ra Lee, OCD All are welcome! When: Open 12 – 4pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays from June 18 – July 20, 2018 Where: University Galleries: Jot Travis Building University of Nevada, Reno...

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In Remembrance of Sister Joan Williams

“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...

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Carmel of Reno Gets a New Monastery Signpost

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....

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Video Profile: About the Carmel of Reno Print Shop

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...

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KNPB Produces Documentary on Carmelite Virtual Choirs

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...

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The Meaning Behind the Carmel of Reno Logo

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.

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