Carmelite Monks of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel

The Monks of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel is a monastic, cloistered Roman Catholic community. In the solitude and silence of the mountain wilderness, the Carmelite monks of Wyoming seek to perpetuate the charism of the Blessed Virgin Mary by living the Marian life as prescribed by the primitive Carmelite Rule and the ancient monastic observance of Carmelite men.

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Trappist Abbey of the Genesee

This is a Roman Catholic community of contemplative monks, belonging to the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance, more commonly known as Trappists. The monks are dedicated to the worship of God in a hidden life within the monastery following the Rule of Saint Benedict. Theirs is a life of solitude and silence, prayer and penance, in a joyful spirit of faith.

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