A World of Wonder

A World of Wonder

By Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. “Sinners will find in My Heart an infinite ocean of mercy.” Sixth Promise of the Sacred Heart “And I think to myself what a wonderful world…” These are words from February’s theme song, What a Wonderful...
Practical Tips | Getting to Know Jesus

Practical Tips | Getting to Know Jesus

By Carmelite SistersLife is full of new beginnings. This begins in the family by getting to know all the ins and outs of daily life. Our spiritual life has new beginnings as well. Each day we grow more and more in our knowledge and love of God. Here are some practical...
The Family Created for Love

The Family Created for Love

By Marianne Doi My introduction to the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles began back in 1960, and actually had a few interludes before taking root in 2011: My mother, Agnes Miyeko Doi, was born and reared in San Francisco, CA. Her Issei, or...
Getting to know you: successful marriage

Getting to know you: successful marriage

By Sister Carmelina, O.C.D. “Getting to know you; getting to know all about you.” This is the story of every marriage (especially in the first years), and Mother Luisita had this amazing experience when, at the age of 15, she was married to Dr. Pascual...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

By Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. “I will shed abundant blessing on all their undertakings.” The lyrics to our song this month: “Getting to know you,” say, That if you become a teacher by your pupils you’ll be taught. Isn’t this true...
It’s Christmas for all of the children

It’s Christmas for all of the children

Sister Carmelina, O.C.D. In this year when we celebrate the family, December highlights birth or new life. We recall the song Lo How a Rose E’re Blooming where we share with you the wonder of childhood and celebrate the child in each of us. Each new life is a...