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The Carmelite Sisters welcome you to their NEW blog home page, featuring three topics:

  • “Faith” in celebration of the graces received during the 2012-2013 Year of Faith.
  • “Religious Life” in thanksgiving for the great gift of our religious vocation, in efforts to spread the beauty of a call to religious life.
  • “Carmelite Spirituality” to share the fruits of our vocation to union with God in the garden of Carmel.

To Be Alive is a Grand Thing

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Our Faith | 0 comments

To Be Alive is a Grand Thing

Yes, life is a wonderful journey of new experiences, new discoveries and, yes, it can also be messy, painful and downright ugly. It's all part of the price of the fallen nature of this world...

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Facing Death With Dignity

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Our Faith | 0 comments

Facing Death With Dignity

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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If You Only Knew…Saint Teresa and the Waters of Prayer

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Carmelite Spirituality | 0 comments

If You Only Knew…Saint Teresa and the Waters of Prayer

Jesus tired and thirsty sat down at a well and there encountered a Samaritan woman who had come to draw water. Asking her for a drink, “He said to her, 'If you knew...

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Like Gently Falling Snow…Graces in a New Year

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Our Faith | 0 comments

Like Gently Falling Snow…Graces in a New Year

Being a native Angelino from southern California, I had never seen snow, either falling or settled on the ground, until I was 24 years old. This is what happened....

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

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Our Faith | 0 comments

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

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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