Institute on Religious Life

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.