As we cross the threshold of this blessed Jubilee Year of Mercy, let us allow our hearts to be set ablaze with Jesus’ missionary zeal.
When Pope Francis asks the Church to “announce the mercy of God,” he is asking us to recognize the dignity of every human person. Let us heed the call!
Through prayer, joyful witness and loving service, The Carmelite Sisters are able to promote a deeper spiritual life among God’s people. The Carmelite Sisters have gathered footage from their many apostolic service locations and put together this wonderful video which truly is a labor of love.
For the first time ever, the Carmelite Sisters are sharing in a 350+ book, stories that have only been shared within the convent walls. Expect to cry, laugh and to be inspired. Order your copy today! Share with us what you think as you read…
On February 13, 2016 a group walked in the footsteps of a woman of courage and faith, determined to live the Will of our Lord in her life
Do you have a heart for service? Join the Carmelite Sisters for a unique experience that will combine depth of Carmelite Spirituality with the joy of volunteering. We will take on special projects at the Sisters’ apostolates of health care, retreat work and education while seeking to bring the light and joy of Christ to all those we meet.
Join us for an Advent Day of Prayer for young women (between 18 and 35) which will include talks, Las Posadas, Dinner and Christmas caroling in the neighborhood. The topics of the talks will be Reflecting the Purity of the Immaculate Heart and St. Mary Magdalene and the Purifying Fire of Love.
May is the month traditionally dedicated to Our Blessed Mother. As part of our May traditions, Catholics around the world may celebrate Mary in a special way by having a “May Crowning”.
Often when I introduce myself, people seem surprised. “I thought Carmelites were cloistered?” Occasionally there is a slight tone of suspicion in their voice, as if maybe we were escapees or something. I am always prompt to clarify things for them.
St. Therese said, “Prayer is a surge of the heart…a cry of recognition and of love.” Here she is referring to our hearts, our cries. But I think she would readily agree we could look at prayer from a different angle.