Handmaidens | Delight of the Father | November 17, 2018

Handmaidens | Delight of the Father | November 17, 2018

One of the deepest desires of a feminine heart is to experience the strong and protecting love of a father and the delight he takes in her unique beauty and dignity. Our Heavenly Father fulfills this deep desire in us as He shares his love through Jesus, His Son. We...
Handmaidens | Authenticity in Prayer | January 26, 2019

Handmaidens | Authenticity in Prayer | January 26, 2019

“Prayer…is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us,” wrote St. Teresa of Avila. We need not be afraid to approach God in prayer. He desires that we bring Him our true selves...
Handmaidens | Strength in Weakness | February 16, 2019

Handmaidens | Strength in Weakness | February 16, 2019

You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you…” Acts 1:8 We all have times in our lives when we feel weak and powerless. It is in these moments that the Holy Spirit most desires to come as Strength in our weakness. As St. Paul teaches us “When I am weak,...
Handmaidens | Sanctified by Grace | March 23, 2019

Handmaidens | Sanctified by Grace | March 23, 2019

Our Lord tells us in the Gospel, “Without me you can do nothing.” We are totally dependent upon God’s help in every aspect of our lives, but most of all when it comes to conversion and sanctification. God’s free gift to us in Christ Jesus through the Spirit is the...
Handmaidens | Beach Trip | April 28, 2019

Handmaidens | Beach Trip | April 28, 2019

Come join the Carmelite Sisters for a relaxing and fun afternoon enjoying the beauty of the ocean, fellowship with other young women, a potluck dinner, praise and worship and Evening Prayer on the...