Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Article: 186 years of Carmelite history: Sisters organizing books, artifacts from The Catholic Review, 10/22/1976, on the rare books and archives of the Baltimore Carmel.
Article from the Catholic Review, 09/08/1961, entitled: First Monastery in U.S. Was Founded in 1790 by the Carmelites. Part of article from page 1 is missing.
Article in The Catholic Review, dated Sept 8, 1961, entitled The Carmelites: Port Tobacco to Dulaney Valley. Includes pictures of the old monastery (Port Tobacco) and the new monastery (Dulaney Valley).
Two articles from The Catholic Review, 04/18/1958, entitled: Carmelites Buy Dulaney Estate and History of the Maryland Carmelites.
In French, author, writing possibly from Termonde, reports community news; refers to school--"pities the Maryland nuns" for having to undertake the education of the young, a distracting duty and "contrary to our solitude". This must be a real suffering for them. Suggests they write to Paris Carmel at Vaugerard...where they will receive help.
News from Antwerp that brings them joy: you have given up school; in England news is converts; Cardinal Wiseman has consented to have Bl Sacrament here; also mentions jubilee novena for the leaders of Anglican churches at the request of converted parsons "who are so zealous for the salvation of their erring brethren that they...remind one of the first Christians." There is a collection for the "Irish University" ...and grateful that they do not suffer financially from closed school.
Laurence Kelly Research: An autographed booklet entitled: A Carmelite Shrine in Maryland, written by Laurence J. Kelly, SJ, in 1950; subtitled: The Carmelites Come To America.
Laurence Kelly Research: A Carmelite Shrine in America by Rev. Laurence J. Kelly, SJ, published in 1957. This booklet includes a history of the restoration and dedication of the monastery buildings at Port Tobacco. An insert, Mount Carmel In America, Thirtieth Year of Restoration, is included which notes Laurence Kelly's death on Oct 15, 1955.
Laurence Kelly Research: A Southern Maryland Shrine, a booklet published in 1940, the year the Carmelite Nuns celebrated "the sesquicentennial of the introduction of their Order into this country."
mentions school, grateful it is a day school; talks of Baltimore news about building a church and choir, and abbe who is benefactor; speaks of need for priest, Jesuit preferably at Lanherne, and improvements in enclosure. Happy to see CJ's hand is stronger.
Death notice: Mo Mary of the Angels and notes from two members. Speaks of move from Port Tobacco; hopes school will not be too great a hindrance; cholera is in area.
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: 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.
The Foundation in New Orleans, cont.; Sister Saint Peter: a Carmelite nun who spread devotion to the Holy Face of Christ; Local Matters; How the convent was saved.
Archbishop Gross: Impressive funeral services at the cathedral, with a requiem Mass sung by Cardinal Gibbons, cont.; The Carmelites' Festival: Brilliant celebration of a glorious event; Her Golden Jubilee: Mother Louise to celebrate her advent as a "bride", ceremonies will be private, her long and devoted career as a nun of the order- always a lavable, kind and benevolent sister- other celebrations of "brides" at the convent; A Remarkable Cure.
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.
Reports on community; sends 500 francs; says community has become an "infirmary", some very old; young ones weak. Happy that Sisters in Baltimore no longer have school. Second letter reveals she has forgotten to endorse bill of exchange. Notation, it has been received.
In French. Death of prioress, M. Seraphim. References to school: hopes the nuns will be able to find another means of livelihood, as teaching the young is far from the spirit of Carmel--compares this painful situation to that of the trials of the French nuns during the French revolution;
History Outline of Carmel, Baltimore, Maryland, 1790-1950. Typescript, 2 pages.