Vocation Profile - Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Sr. Therese Bui O.C.D.
Vocation Director
5714 Holladay Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

801-277-6075
carmelsl@xmission.com
www.CarmelSLC.org

International?Yes
Professed members11
Year founded1952
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationAutonomous

(Arch)dioceses
Salt Lake City, UT
Mission
Although Carmel is enclosed, it is essentially missionary and active through contemplative prayer. Since these nuns live in Utah, which is predominantly Mormon, the Catholic diocese living in a spiritual desert needs the witness and support of the nuns' contemplative life. The nuns live joyfully their vocation of love, prayer and union with God to pray for priests and the salvation of souls.
Qualifications
Practicing Catholics who are physically and psychologically balanced.
Formation
At least six years of living in the community and studying the Carmelite Rule and Constitutions, the Carmelite saints and essential elements of contemplative life.
Age range/limit
20-40
Belated vocations?
Yes: Sometimes

IRL Blog

Vocation Blog

A blog about vocations to the consecrated life.
  • On November 21 (the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple), the Church will celebrate World Day of Cloistered Life, also known as “Pro Orantibus” Day, which is a Latin phrase meaning “for those who pray.” This is an important ecclesial event for all Catholics worldwide to commemorate the hidden lives of consecrated … Continue reading Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – World Day of Cloistered Life →

  • Workers and the Unemployed That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good. For more information, visit the Apostleship of Prayer.

  • Most of us recognize the beauty of the religious life. For most, the beauty of monasticism stands out. But its other forms us as beautiful as well because love is the motivating center.  But why is the religious life beautiful? In order to answer that question we should first list the classical criteria of beauty. … Continue reading Beauty and Religious Life →