Diocese of Oakland Establishes New Carmel

On July 24, five cloistered Carmelite nuns arrived in Canyon, California where their new foundation – Carmel of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph – is being established. The nuns left the Carmelite monastery in the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska because that community had exceeded its limit of 21 women. In their beautiful new setting in the Diocese of Oakland, the five nuns hope to build a full monastery, capable of housing 21 community members. For more on this story, please visit Cal Catholic Daily.

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