To make contact with the Carmelite Ministry of St. Teresa there are several important steps in the Application Process:

1. Initial Contact:

Please inquire by phone 414-453-4040, or letter:

Carmelite Ministry of St. Teresa
Carmelite Sisters DCJ
1230 Kavanaugh Place
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213

Or email:

We will be glad to send you an information brochure about the Carmelite Ministry of St. Teresa and the Admissions Flow Chart.

2. Inquire:

If you determine that the CMST fits your needs and you would like to have more information, please contact us for an initial phone interview, as well as, a time to schedule a home visit with our Admissions Staff (use above information for contact).

3. Interview, Review and Application Process:

There are several steps in the Application Process. If the candidate meets the qualifications a full application is submitted. This application form will help us learn more in-depth about the applicant, where we will cover additional topics such as family background, medical history, as well as, social and cognitive abilities. Additional reviews and conferences are scheduled with the family and applicant along with our Admissions Board to determine the next steps in the acceptance process.

Please Note:   Number 2 above needs to be completed before the  Interview, Review and Application Process takes place.

4. What Happens Next?

The completed application is reviewed by the Carmelite Ministry of St. Teresa.  Qualified candidates and their families or guardians are invited to meet with our Admissions Team for an interview and conversation. We wish to meet with you in person so that we can ensure a good fit for the candidate, the family, and the Carmelite Ministry of St. Teresa.

5. Each candidate will be notified by mail of the status of their application within 30 days of their initial contact with CMST.