The Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel


Founded, Date/Place August 24, 1562 / Spain
Founder St. Teresa Jesus (Avila)
Canonical Status Pontifical Right, 16th Century
Motto Zelo zelatus sum pro Domino Exercituum
Charism Enclosed Contemplatives: prayer and Sacrifice at the service of the Church and the world. Lived in a small Community
Purpose To support all those who preach the gospel and spread the faith by means of prayer and sacrifice


Sr. Mary Veronica, OCD
Prioress Sr. Mary Veronica, OCD

The order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Mount Carmel Monastery
P. O. Box 23, Zing (661001)
Taraba State

Mobile: 08033516952, 07038368333

Email: carmel.zing@yahoo.com

Sisters in Perpetual Vows

  1. Sr. M. Catherine of Jesus
  2. Sr. M Regina of the Sacred Heart
  3. Sr. Mary Lucy of Jesus
  4. Sr. Mary Veronica of the Trinity
  5. Sr. Mary Esther of St. Joseph
  1. Sr. Mary Rifkatu of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
  2. Sr. Maria Dorathy of Divine Mercy and Holy Family
  3. Sr. Mary Domitilla of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus Christ and of the Holy Wounds
  4. Sr. Juliana Marie of the Archangels

Number of Sisters in Temporary Vows – 1