Posts Tagged ‘Carmelite Sisters’

Carmelite sister turned cyber-sleuth attracts world-wide attention Comments 0

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
stolen statues

American and British publications, including Britain’s Daily Express and New York’s Daily News, have been chasing the story of sister Johanna Penn after the Carmelite sister turned amateur sleuth to recover two stolen statues. A large statue of the Sacred Heart along with a Little Infant of Prague statue, were seen being carried out of Read more

Hermit Carmelite has not spoken for 16 years but she has a message Comments 0

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Sister Miriam belongs to the community of nuns in the Carmelite Convent of Merciful Love in the Polish city of Szczecin. She is a hermit and she has not spoken for 16 years. What is her message? We can read it in her publications and learn about it from those who have met her? Read Read more

Photography exhibition – Lives of Auckland’s silent nuns Comments 0

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

When an Auckland photographer was offered a rare glimpse into the secretive world of a silent monastery, he didn’t expect the silent nuns to be as chatty as they were. Canadian-born, Cam McLaren spent six months documenting the lives of the contemplative nuns based at Mt Albert’s Carmelite Monastery earlier this year. Continue reading Related Read more

Samoan people donate 1 million tala for Tonga’s Carmelite monastery Comments 0

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The people of Samoa have raised over a million tala to help build a new Carmelite monastery in Tonga. Last Thursday there was a Mass and blessing ceremony in Apia. The Chairman of the Samoa Charity for the Carmelites Foundation, La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polataivao Fossie Schmidt, told Talamua that the money has already been sent to Tonga. But they felt Read more

Carmelite Sisters’ practical tips for prayer Comments 0

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Dear Sister, Is there a best time to pray, given all the activities each day holds for me—working at my job and caring for and being with my family makes a very full day? Also, I’m not fully awake first thing in the morning and already mighty tired by the time I lay my head Read more