Bridges of Healing

Bridges of Healing

By: Sister Immaculata, OCD Read Part 1 Here! Read Part 2 Here! I believe that Jesus is counting heavily on us to treat others with His patience and kindness, especially in our families and in our work relationships. This is where we’ll be tempted the most. I think...
Virtue is Flowing

Virtue is Flowing

By: Sister Immaculata, OCD Read Part 1 Here! Picture the image of Divine Mercy with rays emanating from the Heart of Jesus. Just as light through a prism gives off a rainbow of colors, I like to imagine that the Mercy of Christ shining from His Heart breaks off into...
Introducing Venerable Mother Luisita

Introducing Venerable Mother Luisita

INTRODUCING VENERABLE MOTHER LUISITA The constellation of saints within the Carmelite family includes friars, nuns, secular Carmelites, and active Carmelite sisters. Mother Luisita, foundress of one of the early active religious communities, received the Decree of...
What’s Wrong With This Picture?

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

By: Sister Immaculata, OCD When I was in college, both attending classes and completing clinical requirements in various hospitals, I remember being a little confused by what I observed in certain people. I had an atheist professor, but couldn’t help notice how...
World Day for Consecrated Life

World Day for Consecrated Life

By: Sister Meredith, OCD February 2, 2018 In 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II instituted a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd and also known as Candlemas Day; the...
Bearing One Another’s Burdens

Bearing One Another’s Burdens

By: Sister Timothy Marie, OCD, Sister Meredith, OCD and Marta Timar We hear the word “tolerance” a lot these days, but what exactly does it mean? It seems the word itself has been largely redefined to mean the opposite of what it used to mean. Today, the...