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Why Consecrated Chastity?

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Carmelite Spirituality, Highlights, Religious Life | 0 comments

Why Consecrated Chastity?

Several years ago a voice was heard bellowing out in an airport waiting area, “Chaste for 45 years!” The surrounding space was electrified as heads turned toward us as I stood facing a non-Christian gentleman who had asked me if we practiced chastity and then posed to me the question of "How long have you been a Sister?"

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Transfiguration and Religious Life

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Featured, Religious Life | 0 comments

Transfiguration and Religious Life

When Jesus took Peter, James, and John up on Mount Tabor and allowed them to see His divine glory it was to prepare them for the scandal of the Cross that they would encounter when they came down the mountain. And He prepares me in much the same way.

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Personal Reflection on Chastity

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Featured, Reflections, Religious Life | 0 comments

Personal Reflection on Chastity

You really can learn a lot of things from the flowers. On this particular afternoon, it was some Easter lilies that caught my attention. Into these rather random mental wonderings came the thought that lilies are a symbol of chastity. Because they are white, right? Maybe there is more.

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Retired Religious Still Going Strong

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Religious Life | 0 comments

Retired Religious Still Going Strong

“They are there morning, noon and night as part of the community, praying for the needs of the world. For the younger ones of us, it’s a real symbol of the dedication to our vows. Just because they are 90-plus doesn’t mean that they’re retired. It’s a new way of life, and we just slow down a little.”

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Revitalize Religious Consecration

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Religious Life | 0 comments

Revitalize Religious Consecration

A fast search on Google will show that just about anything that exists needs to be revitalized from Instant Coffee to Skin Care, from Blogs to Cities, from Outdoor Advertizing to Ad Campaigns. Is it any wonder that Religious Life also looks to revitalization?

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An Evening of Appreciation for Women Religious

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Religious Life, Slideshow | 0 comments

An Evening of Appreciation for Women Religious

The evening of Sunday, May 31st, found our chapel and plaza packed with more than 150 sisters representing 26 communities from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

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What is Spiritual Motherhood?

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in Religious Life | 0 comments

What is Spiritual Motherhood?

Motherhood is about reverencing, protecting, and nurturing life...So, what exactly is spiritual motherhood?

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Religious Are Reaching Out During the Year of Consecrated Life

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Religious Life | 0 comments

Religious Are Reaching Out During the Year of Consecrated Life

No matter the diocese or order, no matter the event, religious across the country are hoping this Year of Consecrated Lifewill open people’s eyes...

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The Fruit of Your Prayers for Vocations…

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Religious Life, Slideshow | 0 comments

The Fruit of Your Prayers for Vocations…

Do you pray for vocations? Your prayers are POWERFUL and we are GRATEFUL! Watch this video to see...

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations…A Word From Pope Francis

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Religious Life | 0 comments

World Day of Prayer for Vocations…A Word From Pope Francis

For over fifty years the universal Church has celebrated this Sunday as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. In this way she reminds us of our need to pray...

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