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St Joseph Carmelite Church in Troy

The magnificient Church of St Joseph of Troy was established in 1847 and the Famous Tiffany windows were installed later into this church. This Church is now in the Pastoral care of the Carmelite fathers of the St Elias Province of New York. Sunny Vision Creations.

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The Carmelites: The Province of St Elias

Despite the ruin that came to the Carmelite Order through  secularism and government controls of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it survived in Ireland even though, it had its local problem of English persecution.  Because of government restrictions affecting education, those desiring to join the Carmelite Order had to go …

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