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Admission Requirements

Our Buffalo Carmel is open to women who are well-grounded in the Catholic faith, who have been living as fervent practicing Catholics in the world and who now desire to give all to Jesus, who gave Himself completely for us. They should also be:

- Between 18-35 years of age

- Of sound mental and physical health

- High school graduates

- Free of financial debt

- Without dependents

- Mature, balanced persons of good judgement and common sense, with a good sense of humor and a joyful disposition

- Eager to commit themselves to Our Lord and His Church for the salvation of souls

- Able to live in Community with a spirit of docility and childlike openness with superiors

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"He's awaiting you and is filled with infinite love and will make you His bride. He wants to forge with you the most intimate union.

He will make you divine, by joining Himself to you.

You will live in Jesus amid infinite sweetness, purity, holiness, goodness, amid the love of One who is God."

- Saint Teresa of the Andes


"Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you, all things are passing; God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever has God lacks nothing; God alone suffices."

- Holy Mother Saint Teresa of Jesus

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