The story of the Carmelite Monastery in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, actually begins about eight centuries before it was built. The Carmelite Order is a Catholic religious order for men and women. As far as scholars can determine, it was founded in the 12th-century at Mount Carmel in Israel. The order of Carmelite nuns was formalized in 1452.
For almost 100 years, the Carmelite Monastery of Our Lady and Saint Thérèse has stood on the California coast …
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