Karmel “Totus Tuss” Karmelittklosteret, Tromsø, Norway

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"Totus Tuus"
Immaculate Virginis Decoris Carmeli

  "All yours", Immaculate Virgin, the beauty of Carmel. 

 

Our community belongs to The Teresian Camel founded in 1562 by St. Teresa of Jesus, a religious family within The Catholic Church.We are called to belong to The Discalced Nuns of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel, a family consecrated in a special way to loving and venerating the Holy Mother of God.
We live our contemplative ecclesial life in an atmosphere that integrates, on the one hand, solitude and silence, with a sisterly communion of life in a family, on the other. The ideal of the family is the life of Jesus with his disciples; centred on love for the Lord, and ruled by a sisterly charity and generous evangelical self-denial.

Our prayer, our sacrifice and our entire life are directed toward the service of the Church.

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