The Carmelite Monastery of the Annunciation, Birkenhead

Enclosure

'I will lead her into the desert, and there in solitude, I will speak to her heart'.

Hosea

Saint Teresa writes in the Way of Perfection: ‘I do not think; you realize how much you owe to God for withdrawing you so entirely from all earthly cares, from occasions of sin, and from the society of the world. This is a very special favour’.