Category: Carmelite Hermits

A New Foundation for a New Foundation

A New Foundation for a New Foundation

  A couple weeks ago, we posted an update regarding frugal construction plans for a (hoped for) future main house for the Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus in Ireland, which foresees the eventual use of shipping container construction as an affordable, budget-conscious means by which to build. That article contained pictures of the excavation, as well…

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Carmelite Hermits: Vestition of Sr. Anne Marie of the Sacred Heart

Carmelite Hermits: Vestition of Sr. Anne Marie of the Sacred Heart

Things are moving right along for the Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus (aka “the Irish Carmelite Hermits”): On the Feast of the Exultation of the Holy Cross, the Irish Carmelites clothed their first novice, officially marking her passage from secular life to religious: Sr. Anne Marie of the Sacred Heart. In November,…

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Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus: Building & Growing

Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus: Building & Growing

[NB: This post was updated on 3/18 with 3 additional pictures just above the section beginning “Discerning the Call”] The Sodalitium Pianum blog has been tracking the progress of Reverend Mother Irene’s fledgling Irish Carmelite hermitage for the last several months, because we believe -with Archbishop Lefebvre- that contemplatives are critical to the recovery of…

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Victim Adorers: Following in the Footsteps of their Carmelite Predecessors

Victim Adorers: Following in the Footsteps of their Carmelite Predecessors

  Dear Friends- Please take a look at this 2 minute YouTube video showing a convent of pre-Vatican II Carmelite nuns building their convent with their own hands. The Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus are setting out upon much the same path, as they build their new hermitage in Ireland. Please review…

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Carmelite Hermit Nuns Starting Up in Ireland (II)

Carmelite Hermit Nuns Starting Up in Ireland (II)

Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus O.C.D.   On December 2, we reported on the foundation of a new Carmelite hermitage in Ireland, called the Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus, O.C.D., by Sr. Irene (Prioress). Please see this article for more details: http://sodalitium-pianum.blogspot.com/2016/12/victim-adorers-of-holy-face-of-jesus-odc.html Today, I received news that things are progressing…

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Carmelite Hermit Nuns Starting Up In Ireland:

Carmelite Hermit Nuns Starting Up In Ireland:

   Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus, O.C.D.      In early 2003, the world was introduced to Sr. Irene (a Consecrated hermit nun living in the West of Ireland) through the edifying YouTube video “Selling God’s House.”   That video can still be viewed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kXPuX5RsFc   I was recently inspired to…

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