Brooklyn Widow Enters Carmelite Monastery, 1916


Mrs. J. Delehanty  is Carmelite Nun. Former Miss Monahan of Brooklyn, Now a Widow, Joins Severe Order. RULES EXTREMELY STRICT. Picturesque Ceremony at Monastery on Bedford Avenue—Vicar General Officiates (The Brooklyn Eagle, July 19, 1916, 18.) A new member has been added to the Carmelite Monastery at St. John’s Place and Bedford Avenue, the black [Read More...]

“The Teresian Contemplative,” A Poem by Robert Hugh Benson, on Youtube

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Carmelites Celebrate Centennial in U.S., 1890


THE CARMELITE CENTENARY (The New York Times, October 16, 1890) Baltimore, October 15.— The Carmelite nuns today celebrated the centennial of the establishment of the Carmelite Order in this country. By special indulgences from Rome ponitifical high mass was celebrated in the chapel of the convent by Cardinal Gibbons. A large number of clergy and [Read More...]