Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
A copy of an article in United States Catholic Historical Magazine, May, Vol 3, Page 65, entitled "History of the Establishment of the Carmelites in Maryland", sent by Bishop Corrigan. The copy includes a note from Bishop Fenwick regarding the article.
Article: The Bishop's Invitation by Barbara McBriarty about the founding of Carmel in America. The article is in The Banner, Vol. 21, No. 7, dated March, 1954, published by the Congregation of the Resurrection, Chicago, IL.
A copy of the profession of vows of Sisters Aloysia (Ann Theresa) Matthews and Eleanore (Susanna) Matthews, when Mo Bernardina was prioress, at Hoogstraet, 1787.
Copy of vow book for Sisters Bernardina Therese Xaveria of St. Joseph Matthews and Ann Lewis Theresa Joseph of our Blessed Lady Hill (9/30/1755). At "Hoogstrate."
This notebook contains: accounts of journey to America (from a letter of Mother Bernardina to her confessor) Hoogstraet, 1790; a chronicle recorded by Teresa Maria Wakeman; an account of the steeple of our church knocked down by a fire ball 8/2/1768; a short account of "our clock taken fire" on 3/21/1808 at Lanherne; and an anecdote relating to the foundation of Hoogstraet; also details concerning Marie Marguerite des Anges, ca 1850s.
Notes: Brief Account of Carmel in America, extracts from Carmel in America by C. W. Currier compiled by Mother Seraphim.
Brief Notes about Mount Carmel in Maryland by Mother Seraphim which includes: Dates from Carmel in America by Charles Warren Currier, Discalced Carmelite Nuns in the United States (list of the foundations), Answers to questions concerning the first Carmel in Maryland, a letter to Father Kelly from Mother Seraphim, a Memorandum on Charles Neale, the convent on Aisquith St., and the Carmels in England.
Notes on the history of Carmel written by Sister Mary Joseph Daly including: notes on the foundresses, development of Carmel in America, Carmel in England, death notices from England and America, information on The Pious Guide, and extracts from correspondence. Handwritten manuscript on scrap papers.
Notes: The Foundation of the Baltimore Carmel, typescript, ca 1935, containing mention of The Pious Guide, Bishop Gross' sermon in 1874, statistics on U. S. foundations, religious and secular names of the four foundresses and those who entered Carmel at Port Tobacco, Discalced Carmelite Nuns in the United States (lists the foundations), and a necrology 1904-1927. No author, but authorized by Mother Seraphim.
Madame Louise: the daughter of Louis XV, how a royal princess became a Carmelite Nun; Prayer and Penance: Sister Teresa of St. Augustine lives a peaceful life and dies a happy death, cont.; The Carmelites: a historical sketch of their foundation in the diocese of Baltimore.
Serial Story About The Carmelite Order: Its Beginnings. The Holy Land, Europe and Maryland in four installments and concerning raising funds for the new Carmel. Typescript, 15 pages.
Entitled, "The Secrets of a Religious Life Disclos'd to a Novice By her Spirital (sic) Father", this manuscript of 42 pages (incomplete) has the annotation "This book was written for our Mother Foundress and first superior, Rev. M. Bernardina Teresa Xavier of St. Joseph, during her noviceship by her Father Confessor."
An Eight Day retreat plus list of "considerations," one on the virtue of St. Teresa, 1788. By confessor of Hoogstraet during time Mother Bernardina was at Hoogstraet.
A typescript of an account written by Mother Bernardina and sent to her confessor in 1790. Originally copied by S. Teresa Mary Wakeman. Recopied from chronicle kept at Lanherne, containing other accounts stretching into the late 1870s and sent to Baltimore.