Tag Archives: Carmelites

Help Carmelite nuns who make altar linens

There are several groups of sisters whom I like to support.  I just received a note from another: the Carmelites of Port Tobacco.
Frankly, I had to look that up to see if it was a real place and group.  It … Continue reading

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New, traditional Carmelite community for men

From my email:
Thanks for all you do. I’ve enjoyed your blog for years.
I’m just contacting you to spread word of a new religious community starting which is called the Hermits of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (“Eremitae Dominae Nostrae De … Continue reading

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A joyous young woman enters Carmel

This is pretty cool. A friend alerted me to this video of a young woman entering a Carmel.
 
More HERE.
You young women out there, think about it.
I don’t think that God is calling fewer women per capita to religious life than … Continue reading

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Vocation as woman religious? Traditional Carmelites nuns.

I get questions from young women interested in religious life but with a traditional expression.   I received this and thought to share it with you.
Hello Fr. Z!
I hope all is going well. When I saw you recently in DC, … Continue reading

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When TEOTWAWKI comes, will you have had enough coffee?

It is “Cyber Monday”, as the online retailers are calling it!
I guess this is a secular money day of obligation.
Okay… now that you are online… buy some …
[CUE MUSIC]
Mystic Monk Coffee!
There are so many good reasons to refresh or build … Continue reading

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Why Fr. Z pushes Mystic Monk Coffee.

Other than the fact that I get a commission every time you buy Mystic Monk Coffee using my links… and please, I ask you to do so, because it really helps… this video will also show you why I like … Continue reading

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Of Tea and Coffee

From a reader:
Father Z, don’t forget to let everyone know that Mystic Monk has great tea!
I’m abstaining from coffee (decaf) until Obama leaves office!
I’ve been off for 2 months. God bless you!
Okay!
Did you know that the Wyoming Carmelites also have … Continue reading

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It’s still swell! And it’s seasonal!

The Carmelite men of the Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary are building their monastery in Wyoming and earning their daily bread by roasting, blending, and selling you coffee and tea.
Their seasonal Pascha Java is back at Mystic Monk … Continue reading

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Starbucks endorses unnatural “marriage”. Buy Mystic Monk Coffee, not Starbucks.

Need another reason to buy Mystic Monk Coffee?  As if my requests weren’t enough?  As if helping Wyoming Carmelites wasn’t enough?
From LifeSiteNews.com:
In news that will come as a heavy blow to many coffee lovers, Starbucks has officially backed homosexual ‘marriage.’
[…]
Blech.
You … Continue reading

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GREAT NEWS! Monastery plans approved for Wyoming Carmelites

You may not have noticed, but I have been pushing Mystic Monk Coffee, sold by a new group of Carmelite monks in northern Wyoming.  I have done this to help with their cash flow before they begin to build their … Continue reading

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WY Carmelite Monks: efforts to block their monastery

From a reader:
Your readers might want to know that there is a strongly vocal minority in the Meeteetse area of Wyoming that is trying to delay or even block the Carmelite Monks from building their monastery.  One public hearing has … Continue reading

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Pounds and Grounds and Compounds

I deeply admire religious communities who make and sell things to support their life and apostolates.
Take for example the Carmelites behind Mystic Monk Coffee.
How many pounds of coffee do you have to sell in order to build this?

This is a … Continue reading

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