Carmelite Monks

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Monks Of The Most Blessed Virgin Mary Of Mount Carmel - New Mount Carmel
... from the world for contemplative prayer is essential to the life of the Carmelite Monks, their monasteries are founded in the mountains to ensure geographical enclosure ... In modern times where noise abounds, the monks desire true silence and an atmosphere of natural solitude ... The monks explain how the mountains provide this "In the mountains, often wild and remote, the soul can make a swift journey towards union with God the beauty of the wilderness alone raises the mind ...

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    If you understand why a monkey in a family is always mocked and harassed, you understand why monks are rejected by all—both old and young.
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