Postulancy (for one year)
Upon entrance, a woman is introduced to life in Carmel and learns, through experience and classes, more about the vocation of a Carmelite Nun.
Novitiate (for two years)
The novice is clothed in the holy habit of Our Lady and receives a new religious name. The novice continues to deepen her understanding of her vocation and to discern God’s will in her life.
Temporary Profession (for three years)
After two years as a novice, the Sister makes her First Profession of vows, promising obedience, chastity and poverty for three years.