From the Pen of Brother Robert Chiulli, O.Carm.

Pope Francis recently declared 2015 to be a year dedicated to consecrated life. By doing so, he wishes to highlight “beauty and preciousness of this unique form of Christian discipleship”. There are many forms of consecrated life: cloistered nuns, active sisters, hermits, consecrated virgins, teaching brothers, lay missionaries,etc, but one thing they all have in …

Blessing of Mother Angeline Heritage Center

by Mary Ann Iaccino On May 16, 2015 The Mother Angeline Heritage Center was blessed by The Most Rev. Howard J. Hubbard, D.D. The event was attended by the Carmelite Sisters General Council, both past and present, the Project Team responsible for the design and construction of the Center, and the artists whose work in …

Ireland Honors Mother Angeline

On October 24, 2014, Archbishop Eamon Martin performed the unveiling of a new shrine at saint Brigid's Church in Brocagh honoring Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa McCrory, O.Carm.  In 1893, Mother Angeline was baptized in the Co. Tyrone Church and lived in the village until she was seven years old.  The baptismal font bearing a plaque …

Celebrating the 31st Anniversary

The Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm celebrated the 31st anniversary of Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa’s entrance into eternal life on January 21st.  If Mother Angeline was alive today, she would have been 122 years old!  Called to religious life at an early age of nineteen, she reached the fullness of her religious consecration …