Discalced Carmelite Nuns

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    Saint Teresa of Avila

  • Lourdes with monastery in background

    Our Lady of Lourdes

    Grotto

  • 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

O Radiant Dawn, spendor of eternal light, sun of justice: come, shine on those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.

O antiphon Vespers December 21