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Carmelite Sisters of Baltimore

About Us

Seized by the unconditional love of Jesus, the Christ, and allured to the mountaintop, we embrace the mystical flame of contemplation as our life’s grounding.

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The Carmelite Monastery of Baltimore is a community of contemplative Carmelite nuns dedicated to a life of prayer, silence, and solitude. Their mission focuses on deep communion with God, which drives their participation in the transformation of consciousness and total communion with all creation.

Ministry Work

The nuns offer retreats, spiritual direction, and educational programs to foster spiritual growth. They support themselves through the creation and sale of handcrafted items, engaging in prayerful work that sustains their contemplative lifestyle.

Daily Life and Mission

Daily life revolves around the Liturgy of the Hours, daily Mass, personal prayer, and manual labor. Their mission is grounded in the Carmelite charism, emphasizing a deep, transformative relationship with God.

Vision and Goals

The Carmel of Baltimore aims to be a beacon of contemplative spirituality, fostering spiritual growth and global consciousness. Through their contemplative prayer and outreach, they seek to transform lives and promote communion with all creation. Their commitment to silence, solitude, and community life ensures they remain a vibrant source of spiritual inspiration.

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