Holy Annunciation Monastery belongs to the Order of Discalced Carmelites, whose contemplative charism  is the legacy of  its founders, Saint Teresa of Avila and Saint John of the Cross. This Order is dedicated to a life of prayer. We are the only Carmelite Monastery in the Western Hemisphere belonging to an Eastern Catholic Rite.


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"I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart."
               Hosea 2;16
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Holy Annunciation Monastery
Byzantine Carmelite Nuns
403 West County Road
Sugarloaf, PA 18249

Phone: 570-788-1205
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Interior of our Monastery Church - Photo taken by Kelly Campbell