This waymark has been archived.
The Convent Carmel at Kostelní Vydrí - Czech Republic, EU
Posted by: Jarda315
N 49° 06.183 E 015° 25.119
33U E 530557 N 5438995
Quick Description: Carmelites are among the community of consecrated life in the Roman Catholic Church. Their members are trying to follow Jesus Christ by living the evangelical counsels purity (celibacy), poverty and obedience taken by the public religious vows.
Location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 9/6/2009 5:01:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM75Q8
Kostelní Vydrí is a place of pilgrimage with the church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The convent serves also as a place of rest and meditation for priests and friars. The Carmelites are also in charge of a few parishes in the vicinity. Within the convent there is a bookshop selling books published by the Carmelite Publishing House.
Full name of the abbey/monastery/convent: The Carmelite Order in the Czech Republic
Kostelní Vydří 58
DAČICE, Czech Republic
Religious affiliation: order
Date founded/constructed: 14.01.2011
Web Site: [Web Link]
Status of Use: Acitvely Used
Describe your visit, including the date, with as much detail as possible, AND contribute at least ONE PHOTO, original, different from those already in the gallery, if possible.