• Carmelite Communities Associated (CCA)

    Carmelite Communities Associated (CCA) is a nationwide association of communities of Discalced Carmelite nuns formed to support one another in the deepening of the Teresian contemplative life.

    Carmelite Communities Associated (CCA)
  • We embody the prophetic spirit

    We embody the prophetic spirit of the Carmelite charism in our witness of love with faith and hope in the Triune God.

    We embody the prophetic spirit
  • We Nurture Relationships

    We nurture relationships among our member communities and with the Carmelite family here and abroad. We collaborate to create mutual respect and practical support.

    We Nurture Relationships
  • We recognize and honor our differences

    We recognize and honor our differences while working to strengthen our unity in diversity.

    We recognize and honor our differences

News & Events

Father Saverio Meets With Discalced Carmelite Nuns from USA

Father Saverio Meets With Discalced Carmelite Nuns from USA

Meeting took place in St. Louis (MO) April 25-30, 2017

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2017 Carmelite  Symposium- Pope Francis Points The Way For Carmel

2017 Carmelite Symposium- Pope Francis Points The Way For Carmel

Join gifted scholars as they point the way for Carmel using our Holy Father’s teachings. Gather in prayer with the Carmelite community.

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Elizabeth of the Trinity: ‘May My Life Be a Continual Prayer’

Elizabeth of the Trinity: ‘May My Life Be a Continual Prayer’

Review this article from the National Catholic Register. Read also, Father General’s Letter on the canonization of Elizabeth of the Trinity.

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"Make my soul…Your cherished dwelling place, Your home of rest. Let me never leave You there alone, but keep me there all absorbed in You, in living faith, adoring You.”

St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Canonized October 16, 2016

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