Singing Sisters: You Are Loved By God

Singing Sisters: You Are Loved By God

By Priscilla A. Greear – Florida CatholicCORAL GABLES | Not the typical Hollywood stars, the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles nevertheless radiated a heavenly light as they prayerfully sang of God’s love for everyone.They opened their...
The Gift of Music in Miami

The Gift of Music in Miami

On Sunday, April 19, 2015, a group of 15 sisters from California joined our sisters living in Miami to sing for a concert sponsored by the Friends of Carmel.  Held in Comber Hall, Church of the Little Flower, it was truly a once in a life-time event since we are not...
Carmelite Sisters Sing for Love of God and Souls

Carmelite Sisters Sing for Love of God and Souls

Our music and our most recent CD, Lean into the Wind, was featured at the National Catholic Register…By Susan KlemondSinging is part of daily life for the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles — they sing at Mass, during the Liturgy of the...
Elderly Sisters’ Fund

Elderly Sisters’ Fund

St. Thérèse had an all-consuming love for God in her heart – an unquenchable fire – and in time, she realized that she was called to be a victim of love, from whence sprang her vocation which she had been seeking for so long. Finally understanding her vocation, she...
Spirit of Carmel

Spirit of Carmel

The Carmelite Sisters are most grateful for the wonderful response to our redesigned Spirit of Carmel magazine. We look forward to continuing to share with you more breathtaking photography, inspirational articles, as well as the schedule of retreats, special seasonal...
A Call to Prayer

A Call to Prayer

You may or may not know that the Archbishop of Oklahoma successfully sued the satanic group staging the “black Mass” on September 21st in Oklahoma City.  The group returned the consecrated host to Archbishop Coakley and promised not to use one in the...
An Inheritance of Lasting Value

An Inheritance of Lasting Value

Sunday, September 7, is Grandparent’s Day.  As we celebrate our family members it is a good moment to step back and take a long look at the many gifts they have bestowed on us.  And I am not talking about the kind of gift that comes in colored paper and ribbons....
Promoting a Deeper Spiritual Life through Healthcare

Promoting a Deeper Spiritual Life through Healthcare

I am a Carmelite Sister. During my years serving God’s people, I have been assigned – at different times – to education, healthcare and spiritual retreats. All three are channels of grace and blessing, not only to the people we serve but to us. Although I could share...
A Miracle at Santa Teresita…

A Miracle at Santa Teresita…

As Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, we have a deep devotion to the Heart of Christ.  Imagine our delight when the miracle which would lead to the canonization of Claude la Colombiere, Apostle of the Sacred Heart, happened at our own hospital...
Such a Father

Such a Father

 On Fathers’ Day, we remember and honor the dads, grandfathers, uncles, and all the men, living and deceased, who tirelessly and selflessly give/gave of themselves for their families with unconditional love. And if a father chooses to imitate the virtues and example...
O Mary, We Crown Thee…

O Mary, We Crown Thee…

We hope you enjoy this slideshow of our May Crowning on Mother’s Day…On Mother’s Day we once again invited families to join us and celebrate the gift of motherhood at our yearly May Crowning held at Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra. We honored our...
Principles for Principals in Wheat Ridge

Principles for Principals in Wheat Ridge

Four of our sisters serve at Sts. Peter and Paul Elementary School in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.  Sister Mary Patrice was recently featured in the Denver Catholic Register…Principal Gives Schools Office A+By Julie FilbyAs she finishes up her first year as principal...
Friends of Carmel Luncheon | Miami

Friends of Carmel Luncheon | Miami

With deep gratitude for all our friends and benefactors who support us so generously in so many ways!  We remember each of you and your intentions in our grateful prayers!CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA, FRIENDS OF CARMEL LUNCHEON RAISED FUNDS FOR THE MINISTRIES AND APOSTOLATES...
“A Big and Wonderful Surprise”…

“A Big and Wonderful Surprise”…

By: Michelle MillsExcerpt from San Gabriel Valley Tribune One listen to the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles’ new album, “Lean into the Wind,” and any visions of nuns spouting sassy songs and slowly strumming acoustic guitars will...
Giving Thanks at Coleman Carroll in Miami

Giving Thanks at Coleman Carroll in Miami

ANA RODRIGUEZ-SOTO | FC (http://www.miamiarch.org/ip.asp?op=Article_14123812234)Sister Rosalie Nagy and Archbishop Carroll High School students extend their arms while praying for blessings upon Archbishop Thomas Wenski.From the Archdiocese of Miami…Gratitude...
Scoring Where It Really Counts…

Scoring Where It Really Counts…

Promoting a Deeper Spiritual Life…on the basketball court!It was the junior high boys first basketball game of the season.  As four sisters walked into the stuffy gym they were astounded by the sight that awaited them: bleachers packed with Holy Innocents...
Schools Without Books

Schools Without Books

During the 1920s the government grew increasingly hostile to the Catholic Church and the schools became unsafe for Catholic children.  The bishop had to tell all the Catholic families in his diocese not to send their children to the public schools anymore. This...
Sharing In Our Mission at Santa Teresita

Sharing In Our Mission at Santa Teresita

By: Lisa StevensI first met the sisters of Santa Teresita when our family moved to Los Angeles and multiple people asked me to spend some time with them. I must admit I was at first a little uncertain. When I met these women it was like being with old friends. They...
Catholic Education…promoting the vision of Jesus Christ

Catholic Education…promoting the vision of Jesus Christ

By: Archbishop Jose GomezThe Catholic Church has a beautiful vision for the world. It’s the vision that Jesus Christ revealed, the vision of the world as God created it to be. The world as it will be one day.The heart of that vision is the reality that every human...
National Recognition

National Recognition

Santa Teresita’s Good Shepherd Cottage is being recognized nation-wide as an exemplary model for senior care.Santa Teresita’s Good Shepherd Cottage was honored once again for its state of the art design and craftsman style architecture…The Cottage is...