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“Obstacles to Trust” | Handmaidens | January 24, 2015

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We all want to trust Jesus fully. Then why can’t we? What gets in the way? With God’s grace we can we move beyond our fears and surrender ourselves to His merciful love.

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Sisters and Retirement: The Carmelite Sisters in the Global Sisters Report

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We have recently embarked in partnership with the National Religious Retirement Office, and are beginning to assess our current needs and to plan for a more secure future. Read this article from the Global Sisters Report...

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Las Posadas: Pray the Christmas Novena

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As you and your family enjoy your own customs and traditions surrounding your celebration of Advent and Christmas, we invite you to experience with us one of our cherished Advent traditions - our Christmas Novena of Las Posadas

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An Evening of Thanksgiving | December 31, 2014

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The Carmelite Fathers and Carmelite Sisters invite you to an evening of prayer and reflection to usher in the New Year on December 31, 2014.

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Year of Consecrated Life…From Pope Francis to You

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"I wish to speak not only to consecrated persons, but also to the laity, who share with them the same ideals, spirit and mission...

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Giving Everything to God…An Interview with Sister Faustina

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The day for Sister Faustina starts a little before 5 a.m. Together with other members of her community — which is both active out-in-the-world and contemplative...

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Advent…Allowing Christ to Rest in Us

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On the First Sunday in Advent, all over the world – in Los Angeles, in Rome, in Tibet – wherever Christians gather, in cathedrals and around kitchen tables, a single candle will be lit – the first candle of the Advent wreath. That single candle pierces the darkness. Hope is enkindled. Once again, as every year, the whole world waits...

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Evenings with the Carmelites in Wheat Ridge, CO | October 6 & 7, 2014

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Join Sister Regina Marie and Sister Marie-Aimee as they help us discover the importance of prayer in our daily life.

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Jesus Is Asking You…

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Either He rose from the dead, or He didn't! Enjoy these excerpts from the weekend retreat talks of Father Stash Dailey... “Who do you say that I am?” This theme could be gleaned from the words taken from the sixteenth chapter of St. Matthew’s Gospel. But it could also be gleaned from a life that is well lived, the life of a disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Carmelites From Everywhere…Virtually

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This virtual choir was part of one of the programs presented in August. Enjoy this glimpse of Carmelites around the world...

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Entrance To Postulancy

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On September 14, 2014, our three aspirants: Jodi, Marlee, and Leah began their postulancy. Celebrate with us as our newest members take their first steps in religious life...enjoy the slideshow!

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Getting Ready For Grace

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Now, we have learned to discover, with the help of God, a time for true penance, and in these moments we resolve to improve our life. This is the way to ready ourselves for the grace...

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For Greater Things You Were Born

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Sister Regina Marie, O.C.D.'s gave the address at the Los Angeles Catholic Prayer Breakfast, September 16, 2014. Read the text of her talk here..."I will begin by telling you how we are going to end. We often go to talks and either we are bored stiff and can’t wait for it to conclude – OR – as we listen, we are moved and our heart is stirred as something deep within is touched...

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The Adventure of Religious Life…A Podcast Interview

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In July the Podcasting Nuns from A Nun's Life Ministry brought their Motherhouse Roadtrip here to Alhambra.  Sister Faustina and Sister Timothy Marie participated...

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Back to Basics: Apologetics Conference | September 20, 2014

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This one day apologetics workshop is a wonderful way to enrich and enhance your Faith and ability to defend and explain it to others.

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A Call to Prayer

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The battle for Christ is one we need to fight with every weapon in our arsenal: the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the Rosary, acts of penance... Read on for some outstanding insights from Father Roger Landry in the National Catholic Register about how to mobilize against black Masses...

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An Inheritance of Lasting Value

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In a society which is increasingly utilitarian, our elders are being pushed aside. We are forgetting that the treasure is in who they are not in what they can or cannot do. In and through our elders we can all receive an inheritance of wisdom and life experience. An inheritance that you can receive even if you are not related by blood. An inheritance of lasting value.

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Pilgrimage to Rome…a Visit to the Heart of the Church

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This summer Sister Mary Scholastica had the opportunity to participate in a three week summer program of religious renewal in Rome. Enjoy this slideshow...

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Men’s Retreat | August 22-24

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Join us for a men’s retreat the weekend of August 22-24,  at the Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra . We invite all men to come to...

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Carmelite Spirituality Retreat | August 15-17

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Men and women are invited to join us for a Carmelite Spirituality retreat with Father Daniel Chowning, O.C.D., Retreat Master, on August 15-17 at the Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra.

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