Mount Carmel is home to the Canadian National Shrine to Saint Therésè of Lisiéux.
Daily Mass available Monday- Friday starting March 1, 2021
MONASTERY STORE REOPENING WED MARCH 3 10AM-3PM
NEW STORE HOUR MON-SUN 10AM-3PM
Icon Writing retreat
Led by: Phil Zimmerman
Cost : $550 for room and board +(art supply fee extra)
June 14-20, Aug 2-8, Nov. 29-Dec 5, 2020
Master Iconographer Phillip Zimmerman will guide students through creating one complete icon (to be determined). Any level of experience is accepted. Each step is demonstrated to students, followed by time to copy what has been taught. Students will learn: filling in, rendering clothes and flesh, 23 karat gold leafing, and varnishing. In addition, students will gain familiarity with ruling pens an ruling pen compasses, and information of preparation of panels for painting.
Students will need to pre order their art art boards and supplies directly through Phil Zimmerman at i