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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.

He Shall Call You By a New Name…Reception Into the Novitiate | July 2014

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Religious Life, Slideshow | 0 comments

He Shall Call You By a New Name…Reception Into the Novitiate | July 2014

When Postulants are received into the Novitiate, they begin their religious life as a member of our Community. Enjoy this slideshow...

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The Joy of Fidelity…Celebrating Jubilees

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Jubilees, Religious Life, Slideshow | 0 comments

The Joy of Fidelity…Celebrating Jubilees

In a fast food, instant messaging, disposable culture, it is refreshing and life giving to celebrate the long lasting, daily faithfulness of women who have kept their vows for 25, 70, 80 years. Jubilees invite all of us to renew our own vows...

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One Day Closer…Formation is a Lifelong Journey

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Religious Life | 0 comments

One Day Closer…Formation is a Lifelong Journey

It takes approximately 3 to 4 years of formation, learning and in some cases, I dare say, (unlearning) as a candidate, postulant, and novice in our community to become a Carmelite Sister.

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Signing Off from Rome

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in News, Our Faith | 0 comments

Signing Off from Rome

Talk about sporadic! I wasn’t exactly consistent in sharing updates of our Roman adventures.  Sorry! As one of the sisters here put it, the more blessed we were, the less time we had to write about it. Regardless of not hearing from me, I did carry you all in my heart and prayers.We’ve been to many places, seen many beautiful works of art from centuries past, walked in the footsteps of the saints, learned more about the inner workings of our Church and experienced firsthand what it means to be in the “heart of the Church”. What I...

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Roaming Through Rome

Posted by on Jul 5, 2014 in Our Faith | 0 comments

Roaming Through Rome

Praised be Jesus Christ! It’s hard to know where to pick up as a couple of days have already passed us by – time is a fleeting thing. It’s so easy to gloss over a nondescript list (which is what is below) when you can’t see the fullness of what lies behind each item. The spiritual significance of what we saw and experienced is what gives it life….yet to note it all down would make this an impossibly long entry. So instead of going on and on about how hard it is to put it into writing, I’m going to list some of what we’ve seen and...

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