Mount Carmel Monastery, La Plata
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Mount Carmel Monastery, La Plata

Inside of the red brick church. Looking in from the main door.

The monastery was founded in 1790 by four Carmelite nuns. It was the first monastery of religious women in Colonial America. The monastery is still the active home of the discalced Carmelite Nuns of the Carmel of Port Tobacco. The Carmelite life is a call to prayer, tempered with hard work and shared community.
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