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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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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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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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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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“A Big and Wonderful Surprise”…

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Excerpt from an article by Michelle Mills: “I’m not sure what I expected, but I know I didn’t expect this,” John Sutton said. He is the chair of choral activities and conductor of Oratorio Choir and University Choir and Orchestra at Azusa Pacific University, as well as the artistic director of the Angeles Chorale. "It was a big wonderful surprise.”...

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God Keeps His Promises…Devotion to the Sacred Heart

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If you haven’t read a good biography of St. Margaret Mary or learned very much about the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, think about doing so. The hands of Christ point to His heart, which is afire with His love, as He says “Come to me all you who are heavily burdened and I will give you rest,”

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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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Reception of the Holy Habit…Meet our Youngest Brides

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Sister Laetitia Therese, Sister Joseph Francesca, and Sister Mara received the holy habit of Carmel on March 25th, in preparation for their First Profession of Vows in July. Please join us in praying for our youngest brides!

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National Recognition

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Santa Teresita's Good Shepherd Cottage is being recognized nation-wide as an exemplary model for senior care. Two prestigious awards laud the outstanding design and operation of our newest assisted living cottage...

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