Born in 1918 in Mexico, Sister Patrocinio knew from the time she was a little girl that she wanted to be a Carmelite Sister. She was attracted to the order by Mother Luisita, the foundress of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart. “I kept asking her if I could join. I asked until she thought I was old enough.”
We’re celebrating our community’s 90th anniversary! Here we share with you the story of our early days in the U.S. and how our community grew and our work thrived to what we are today – all through God’s loving providence and the help of generous friends and benefactors. Join us on this look back through 90 years……
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…
We are called by God to be a presence inflamed within our world, witnessing to God’s love through prayer, joyful witness and loving service. Our mission is a God-given mission which overflows from each sister’s profound life of prayer.
Mercy Rushes In
"True compassion does not marginalize, humiliate or exclude and does not celebrate the passing away of a patient."
Sister Mary Clare, Santa Teresita Chief Executive Officer interviewed on EWTN’s Nightly News about California’s new law and the importance of building a culture of life
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am Location: St. Anne Catholic Church The Ghanem Center at Saint Anne Catholic School 1901 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89104 Join Sister Timothy Marie, O.C.D. in discovering why searching for and maintaining peace of soul is...
You’re invited to a neighborhood block party and bbq at Santa Teresita! Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Join us for free bbq, free health screenings, world famous magician, Gene Urban, Live Music, The Maestros, raffle prizes, and face painting.
As we enter into the holy season of Lent, Mother Luisita invites us to become very united to Jesus through our acceptance of suffering.
Why do people need or even want to make a retreat? I’ve never understood that, given the wonderful options I have right here at home through my parish, and, of course, the vast array of media opportunities we have now.
A heavy marine layer fell like a pall over Long Beach, California, bringing colder, damper weather. I had set aside the day to visit my sister and together we were going to visit our mom’s grave in All Souls’ Cemetery, right there on Cherry Avenue, just north of Memorial Hospital.
Sister Regina Marie offers a reflection of the readings from Christmas Eve. “Just hours before we approach the Crib, God speaks to us a liberating word.
God needs my YES – AND — if it is not yet a perfect YES, I am not disqualified.”
Promoting a deeper spiritual life among God's people