Vocation Profile - Discalced Carmelite Nuns, Morristown Carmel

Discalced Carmelite Nuns, Morristown Carmel

Mother Therese Katulski O.C.D.
Prioress
189 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

973-539-3563
http://carmelmorristown.com

International?Yes
Professed members9
Year founded1926
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationAutonomous

(Arch)dioceses
Paterson, NJ
International
Yes
Mission
Discalced Carmelite nuns seek union with God by a consecrated life of prayer and self-sacrifice, striving to live the evangelical counsels as perfectly as possible in the spirit of their foundress, Sts. Teresa of Avila, and John of the Cross. Carmelites aid the mission of the Church by offering this contemplative form of religious life especially for priests and missionaries, as well as for the salvation of souls. The Morristown Carmel gives special attention to priests and all those who teach the Catholic faith.
Qualifications
Good physical and mental health.
Formation
Postulancy is one year, novitiate two years, temporary vows are three years.
Age range/limit
18-40
Belated vocations?
Yes: Exceptions can be made.

IRL Blog

Vocation Blog

A blog about vocations to the consecrated life.
  • “Preach the Gospel as you go for the streets!” ―Poor Friars Motto There is a new community in the diocese of Houma/Thibodaux in Louisiana whose members can be seen hitchhiking around the highways and byways of the diocese. The Little Friars and Little Nuns of Jesus and Mary, also known as the Poor Friars, were … Continue reading Little Friars and Little Nuns of Jesus and Mary →

  • Two Sisters from the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles came from opposite coasts for a recent Come & See weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Sr. Elizabeth Therese, O.C.D., and Sr. Catherine Marie, O.C.D., live in Alhambra, CA, and Miami, FL, respectively, but have their roots in Minnesota. God’s call is … Continue reading God knows No Boundaries: Finding a Vocation With the Carmelites in California →

  • Christians in Asia That Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace, and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions. For more information, visit the Apostleship of Prayer.