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Our latest writing, reflections and events.

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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Art Show: Contemplation Through Art

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...

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In Remembrance of Sister Joan Williams

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

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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The Meaning Behind the Carmel of Reno Logo

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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