Saint Joseph The Worker

  Photo Courtesy: St. Teresa's Motherhouse Very Rev. Mario Esposito, O.Carm., Vice-Postulator for the Cause of Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa,  offered a Special Mass for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker in the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown, New York.  His homily is posted here for the members of …

Ministry Corner: Welcoming the D’Youville Life and Wellness Community into Our Carmelite Family

A few years ago our Congregation was approached by D’Youville Wellness and Life Center in Lowell, Massachusetts to look at the possibility of their becoming a sponsored entity (Member) of the Carmelite System. At the time they were looking at various options for the future, realizing the difficulty of remaining a stand-alone entity and wanting …

Remembering Two Doctorate of Humane Letters Awarded to Mother Angeline

Doctorate Degree photo Brother Gregory Nugent, F.S.C., President of Manhattan College Many colleges bestow honorary degrees on people for their lasting impact on society - presidents, musicians, authors, scholars, clergymen, business leaders, and sports figures, to name a few. Universities usually award this degree to a distinguished person, having no previous connection to the university, …

Why a Palliative Care Culture is Needed Now More Than Ever

Mother Angeline Teresa with Resident Recently, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of states considering death with dignity laws. These laws make it possible for terminally ill patients to use prescribed medication to end their lives peacefully rather than suffering a difficult death. The New York State Assembly has introduced a number …