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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.


                You are welcome to attend Mass at 8:30am each day at our Monastery.

Christmas at Carmel                                                      
       Monday 24th December:     8:30am as usual
                                                10:00pm Mass during the Night

       Tuesday 25th December:    8:30am Christmas Day Mass

    Christmas 2018 Newsletter

   Visit of Bishop-Elect Paul Martin   

    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