Because You Say Forever…

Because You Say Forever…

You said “Come follow” and so I came. You have proved faithful again and again. You took the first step when you called my name. Because you say “Forever” I want to say the same.(lyrics from “Because You Say Forever,” on our Lean Into the Wind...
Slideshow | First Profession of Vows | January 12, 2014

Slideshow | First Profession of Vows | January 12, 2014

Please join us in praying for our Sister Pia of the Pierced Heart, O.C.D. Homily from the First ProfessionMass of First Profession of Vows of Sister Pia of the Pierced Heart, OCDSacred Heart Retreat HouseCarmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los AngelesJanuary...
Slideshow | First Profession of Vows 2013

Slideshow | First Profession of Vows 2013

A Little Bit of Heaven A little bit of heaven floated down to the Motherhouse of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles on July 16, 2013 the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. In the beautiful Motherhouse chapel, located at Sacred Heart...
A Vowed Heart

A Vowed Heart

Reflections on First Religious Profession of Vows Some moments are too full of meaning, too valued, to find expression in words. They are deep and strong and fiercely intimate. They are sacred.  So if you would ask me what it is like to pronounce vows to God Himself,...
Final Vows | July 15, 2012

Final Vows | July 15, 2012

  “The deepest desire of a woman’s heart is to surrender herself lovingly to another, to be wholly his and to possess him wholly… only God can receive this complete surrender of a person and in such a way that she does not lose but gains her soul.” -St. Teresa...