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What is Lent? | Archbishop Jose Gomez

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Be inspired by this video of our own Archbishop José Gomez reflecting on the importance of Solidarity during Lent...

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Lent Reminds Us That We Have A Place In God’s Heart | Pope Francis

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In his message for Lent, Pope Francis reminds us that each of us has a place in God's Heart. Read the full text here...

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The Heart of Lent in Carmel

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One Lent, long before I was a Carmelite, I decided to give up music for Lent with the intention of making myself more available for prayer. It was the hardest Lent, yet it was the best too. The liturgical season of Lent provides the opportunity for us to look within and see if there is anything that we need to let go of so we can be freer for Him...

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7th Annual Hayden 5K Run, Family Walk, & Roll | March 14

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With much joy, Hayden Child Care Center of Santa Teresita announces its 7th Annual Hayden 5K Run, Family Walk, & Roll which will be...

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Jubilee at the Cathedral

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Fidelity is measured one day at a time. When we celebrate our sister's jubilees, we are celebrating the fact that for 25 year, 50 years, 60 years, they have gotten up every single day to love and serve Jesus and His Church. Our jubilarians this year have given nearly 100,000 days of loving service to God and His Church! Enjoy this slideshow...

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Carmelite Sisters Concert, Florida | April 19

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On Sunday, April 19, 2015, the Friends of Carmel Miami will be hosting the Carmelite Sisters in Concert, a musical evening of Gregorian chant and contemporary Christian to original compositions by the Carmelite Sisters in a variety of soul-stirring selections, meant to bring a message of inspiration and hope to all...

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Prayer Drive For Vocations…Thank You for Praying!

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Pope Francis reminds us that "vocations are born in prayer and from prayer; and only through prayer can they persevere and bear fruit." Our goal was 10,000 people praying for an outpouring of fervent and faithful vocations to the Religious Life! See the results here...

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Come & See | May 25-28

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In the silence of your heart, do you wonder if our Lord is calling you? Come and See! Experience a glimpse into Carmel!

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Into the New Year

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A woman once asked St. John Vianney the best way to get to heaven. He answered “Quite straight, like a cannonball!” This year, I’m getting a running start! Instead of revving up the engine of my will power to make life changes that are overdue, I’m first working to put on the mind of Christ. Before the freshness of this New Year is marred by my excuses and apathy, I’m diving into prayer and asking for the grace to do what I cannot do alone.

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Facing Death With Dignity

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Death with dignity has become synonymous with euthanasia, suicide, taking one's life in hand and ending it. Our society is falling for the lie that weakness lessens our worth, that suffering steals our dignity.

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What is Handmaidens?

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Handmaidens is a faith formation group for single women between the ages of 18 and 35, dedicated to cultivating a deeper relationship with our Lord...

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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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Mother Luisita Pilgrimage | February 28, 2015

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Join us as we walk in the footsteps of a woman of courage and faith, determined to live the will of the Lord: Venerable Mother Luisita, the beloved Foundress of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles.

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“Learning Trust From the Saints” | Handmaidens | March 28, 2015

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The Saints are our older brothers and sisters in the faith. Their lives serve as ‘living Gospels’ in which we can see the mystery of Jesus’ perfect trust in the Father made flesh again and again throughout history.

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“Living a Life of Trust” | Handmaidens | April 25, 2015

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All this talk about trust can remain pretty abstract! Learn some concrete steps you can take to address fear and open your heart more fully to His love.

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Serving With Sisters | June 6-20

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Serving With Sisters: an intense two weeks of volunteer service, formation, friendship, and fun! Open to single women ages 20 - 30 years old.

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When the Sun Rises in the Morning Sky…the Final Hours of Advent

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Our city endured another power outage not too long ago. I remember it quite well because it happened in the middle of the night....

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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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