Discalced Carmelite Nuns

  • Lourdes with monastery in background

    Our Lady of Lourdes


  • crown

    On June 12, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, Sr. Maria Battista made her first vows. The crown and constitutions of the order symbolize her commitment to Christ and the Carmelite Life.

  • marysstar

    See events for information about this year's novena in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

  • Profession Mass

    After the profession, the newly professed and the community join friends and family for Mass.

  • ricka stika

    Bishop Stika of Knoxville, a friend of the Sisters, joins them in the refectory.

  • Katherine plays violin 3

    Postulant Katherine plays the violin at the profession Mass.

  • St. Joseph's Carmelite Monastery - St. Louis, Missouri

    Witness of Love

    "As a spiritual oasis, a monastery reminds today's world of the most important, and indeed, in the end, the only decisive thing: that there is an ultimate reason why life is worth living: God and his unfathomable love." -Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

    Come & Worship


Our Lady of Mount Carmel, pray for us.