Final Profession of Sister Mara of Jesus, O.C.D.

Final Profession of Sister Mara of Jesus, O.C.D.

Back to the Final Profession Page Esperamos que ustedes, nuestra querida familia y amigos puedan presenciar nuestra consagración total a Jesucristo, nuestro Divino Esposo, para siempre! Rezamos que, a través de nuestra consagración, se abran las puertas del cielo y...
Final Profession of Sister Joseph Francesca of St. Teresa, O.C.D.

Final Profession of Sister Joseph Francesca of St. Teresa, O.C.D.

Back to the Final Profession Page A Reflection by Sister Joseph Francesca, O.C.D. My time in Carmel has been rich in love, life, and lessons learned. As I prepare to say ‘forever’ on July 18, I keep reminding myself that ten years have already passed since I moved to...
Final Profession of Sister Laetitia Therese of Divine Mercy, O.C.D.

Final Profession of Sister Laetitia Therese of Divine Mercy, O.C.D.

Back to the Final Profession Page A Reflection by Sister Laetitia Therese, O.C.D. As I prepare for my perpetual profession, I am filled with gratitude and a sense of awe. I am grateful for having been chosen by God to be totally consecrated to Him through a religious...
First Disciple

First Disciple

By: Sister Mary Colombiere The devotion of the Brown Scapular originates in the history of Our Lady of Mount Carmel when Our Lady appeared to St. Simon Stock in the 1200s presenting to him the scapular and promised: “This is a privilege for you and your...
Behold Your Handmaid

Behold Your Handmaid

By: Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. “Behold the handmaid of the Lord.” These words hold within them a depth of mystery one can hardly fathom. We all know that any celebration of Mary is first and foremost a celebration of her Son, Jesus. The feast of the Annunciation is...
The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man

By: Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D. Many of us are familiar with the classic film, The Quiet Man. John Wayne’s character evoked an inner strength and steady sureness that quickly appealed to the audience. These same qualities are seen in the greatest of quiet souls,...