Is the Mass an Epic?

Is the Mass an Epic?

By Sister Mary Louise, O.C.D. It started out like any other sixth grade Social Studies class. Studying ancient civilization, I was introducing my students to the epic of Beowulf and the legendary exploits of Gilgamesh. I touched briefly on what I expected them to...
Little Peter | Victim Soul

Little Peter | Victim Soul

By Sister Mary Joanne, O.C.D. Young Peter can box with the best, fish as well as his namesake and plays long and hard like any other little boy. But Peter also loves his family and Jesus very much. Peter D’Airelle (7), his brother Jack, (9), and sister, Odette, (5)...

Vocation | Sr. Maria Goretti

We wish to offer you some reflections from the sisters making their final profession in 2019, as well as the beautiful stories from their parents. Sister Maria Goretti will make her Final Profession on July ,2019 Reflections from Sister Maria Goretti To be the...
Thriving in Marriage

Thriving in Marriage

By Sister Carmelina, O.C.D. “It’s time for us to more than just survive; we were made to thrive.” (Casting Crowns) In the Sacrament of Matrimony, God calls the spouses to foster holiness and fulfillment for one another. This is the purpose of the Sacramental grace of...
Thriving not just Surviving

Thriving not just Surviving

By Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. The month of April in our theme of “Family, Created for Love” brings us to the time of adulthood. We have moved from the miracle of birth to the new beginnings of infants and from the wonder of toddlers through the struggles of...
Learning to know the Real Presence

Learning to know the Real Presence

By Dr. Elizabeth Duenas Our children were blessed to have received a Catholic education imbued with Carmelite spirituality. One of the most memorable moments was when our eldest daughter was in first grade at a school administered by the Carmelite Sisters of the Most...