Vocation Profile - Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, St. Joseph Monastery

Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, St. Joseph Monastery

Sr. Marie Therese P.C.P.A.
Vicar
3452 Willow Oak Road
Charlotte, NC 28209

704-999-7895
vocations@stjosephmonastery.com
www.stjosephmonastery.com

International?Yes
Professed members8
Year founded1956
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federation

(Arch)dioceses
Charlotte, NC
International
Seven countries
Mission
These Poor Clares are Franciscan cloistered, contemplative nuns with solemn vows who live in the spirit of St. Clare. This community is dedicated to perpetual adoration of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament in a spirit of reparative thanksgiving.
Qualifications
Single woman; at least high school education; Catholic in good standing; good physical and psychological health.
Formation
One year postulancy; two years novitiate; five years in temporary vows before solemn profession.
Age range/limit
18-35
Belated vocations?
No

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