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Are you discerning a calling to become a Carmelite nun? If so, and you would like more information about monastic life at the Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, please write  to the Mother Prioress at 430 Monastery Road, Elysburg, PA  17824.

Sermons in PDF

Palm Sunday Sermon: Download in PDF Format

Monday of Holy Week Sermon:
Why Contemplative Monasteries Are So Important

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Contact Information

Friends of Carmel JMJ
430 Monastery Rd.
Elysburg, PA 17824

Telephone: 508-367-3201

Mass Times

Mass times:
  • Sunday: 8:00 AM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM
  • Weekdays: 7:10 AM

Selected Quote

For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.
- St. Thérèse de Lisieux

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