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Christchurch, New Zealand

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The Carmelite Nuns are an Order dedicated to contemplative prayer.  Guided by St Teresa of Jesus and St John of the Cross, they strive for an ever deeper relationship with God.  This contemplative prayer embraces the Church and the world.

Our Lady of Mt Carmel

Mary, Mother and
Queen of Carmel
pray for us.

   Christmas 2017 at Carmel
    You are welcome to join us for Christmas at our Monastery.

    Christmas Eve Sunday 24 December:    9:00pm Office of Readings   10:00pm Mass  (There will also be the usual Sunday Mass at 8:00am)
Christmas Day Monday 25 December    8:00am Mass

    Christmas 2017 Newsletter

   Visit of Bishop-Elect Paul Martin   


                You are welcome to attend Mass at our Monastery.

                                           Monday - Saturday:  8:30am
                                                          Sunday: 8:00am

    Canonisation of Elizabeth of the Trinity
  The following talk and visual presentation were part of our recent celebration of the canonisation
                of St Elizabeth of the Trinity. 
                Talk by Emeritus Bishop Basil Meeking
                Visual Presentation

    Sr Catherine's Profession of Vows                                                   
    "Sunday" TV One Documentary: Breaking Silence   
"Sunday" TV One Documentary Update

    Solemn Profession of Sr Maria Immaculata & Sr Marie Angéline

Is God calling you to be an Extern Sister for our Carmel?

    Katie Kenny's Interactive: Life behind the wall    

      Videos Interviews

       Interview on YouTube      


Carmelite Monastery
52 Halswell Road
Christchurch 8025
 New Zealand
Tel. (03) 338 9370
Fax. (03) 338 9375