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Our latest writing, reflections and events.
Reflection on Lent

Reflection on Lent

Jan Brown, reflecting on the death of her son, a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan, remembered Kevin: “He was born to do this job. If he could do it all over again and have a choice to happen the way it did or work at McDonald’s and live to be 104? He’d do it all over...

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Whispers, Buds and Blossoms

Whispers, Buds and Blossoms

Perhaps more than any other year in recent memory, our senses are primed and attuned to the changes in nature announcing the coming of spring. It can feel as if our life depends on the new life that is awakened by shifting winds and greater light. The changes in...

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Carmel Of Reno Announcement Regarding COVID19

March 17, 2020 Dear Friends, In compliance with the recommendations of Bishop Calvo and our local and national leaders, due to the COVID-19 outbreak we are suspending all public worship services in our chapel until further notice. This includes our weekday and...

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Nevada Women’s History Project: Sister Michael

Sister Michael entered the Carmelite Monastery of the Resurrection in Indianapolis, Indiana and transferred to Nevada in 1956 to help in the building of the Carmel of Reno Order, which had been established just two years before. Although she intended to stay just one...

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Remembering Sister Michael

SISTER MICHAEL OF CHRIST THE KING (Ada Marie Fox) Reno - The mercies of the Lord I will sing forever Ps.89 March 10, 1928-January 2, 2020 "Long, long have I walked skin raw from the wind-blown sand leaning into the sand blinded with the grit I could walk backward and...

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41st Annual Printshop Open House, November 3, 2019

41st Annual Printshop Open House, November 3, 2019

Dear Friends, Please Join Us  Sunday, November 3rd 10am - 4pm for our  41st Annual Printshop Open House In addition to the Christmas cards, we will have our full selection of all occasion cards available, as well as matted prints and original art works.  Our Open...

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Poetry, Prayer and Transformation

This is an exploration into the treasures of Carmelite Spirituality through the eyes of the Sisters By Sr. Carol Sachse, OCD That is quite a heavy title.  I hope I can do this justice as I have wanted to share my thoughts on poetry, prayer and transformation for...

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