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Because You Say Forever…

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Sister Julianna of Jesus and Mary professed her Perpetual Vows on July 20, 2014. Her "Forever" is a gift to us her sisters, and to the entire Church. Join us in thanking and praising God for the gift of her vocation to Carmel as you enjoy this slideshow...

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A Prophet’s Legacy: Elijah and Carmel

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Have you ever been the excited recipient of an inheritance? If so, you may have received money, property or a treasured family heirloom. As welcome as these legacies are, more important, however, would be the inherited treasures left by St. Elijah, prophet of the Old Testament and inspiration for the Order of Carmel.

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A Call to Prayer and Action for Religious Liberty

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As this third annual Fortnight for Freedom draws to a close with our celebration of Independence Day, let us heed our Bishops call to continue taking a stand for religious liberty in our prayers and actions. Read excerpts from Archbishop Jose Gomez and Archbishop Chaput here...

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First Profession of Vows | July 16, 2014

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On July 16th, Sister Laetitia Therese, Sister Mara, and Sister Joseph Francesca were consecrated to Christ through their First Profession of Vows as Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles. Rejoice with us and pray for our newest brides as you watch this slide show of their First Profession.

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A Miracle at Santa Teresita…

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As Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, we have a deep devotion to the Heart of Christ. Imagine our delight when the miracle which would lead to the canonization of Claude la Colombiere, Apostle of the Sacred Heart, happened at our own hospital in Duarte...

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The Ultimate Price

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Memorial Day reminds us of the tenacity of principles, values, and convictions. The other day, someone was laughing and saying, “Oh, this salad is to die for.” Oh no. Definitely no. No mere salad, as delicious as it may be, is something to “die for.” For our principles and values, our deeply-held religious heritage, yes, these are something to “die for.” And that is what Memorial Day reminds us of...

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Evangelical to Anglican to Catholic…to Carmelite? Seeking Truth.

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Leah DesGeorges has spent the last year praying and working with us as one of our Candidates (pictured with Mother Judith). A convert to Catholicism, she recently shared her conversion story...

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Flos Carmeli, You Are Our Mother…

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Every year on July 16th, Carmelites throughout the world celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, patroness of the Carmelite Order. If you want a glimpse into how we feel about Mary, our Mother, reflect on one of the most beautiful prayers ever written, Flos Carmeli.

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