Vocation Profile - Carmelite Sisters of the Eucharist

Carmelite Sisters of the Eucharist

Sr. Agnes Patricia C.S.E.
Vocation Contact
188 Old Worcester Rd
Charlton, MA 01507

508-248-2936

International?No
Professed members5
Year founded1980
Generalate/motherhouse
Province/federation

(Arch)dioceses
Worcester, MA
Mission
We follow the compassionate Christ of the Gospels as we serve in parish ministry and in the care of retired and ill priests, with special care, concern and reverence. The call to Carmel is a call to serve the Church through prayer and sacrifice. The Order of Carmel dates to its spiritual founder, the prophet Elijah on Mount Carmel, 900 years before Christ.
Qualifications
Single and Catholic, in good physical and mental health, be a high school graduate, and be motivated to love and serve God in any capacity required of her.
Formation
Postulancy: six months to one year - will learn basic rudiments of religious life and become acquainted with Carmelite saints. Novitiate: two to three years - study of vows, some apostolate exposure. Temporary profession: three years - annual vow renewal, some academic study. Final profession: preceded by six-day retreat - now fully incorporated in community.
Age range/limit
20-35
Belated vocations?
Yes: Except what is required by canon law, the rules of the community may consider exceptions in matters of age and education.

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