Sister Carmen Raphael

Sister Carmen Raphael of the Eucharist (Monroy), O.C.D. I’m very grateful for my community. We’re very  united. We keep to what Mother Luisita taught us. Get to know Sister: Where did you grow up? I was born in Tucson Arizona, and moved to Los Angeles, CA when I was...

Sister Carmen Therese

Sister Carmen Therese of the Immaculate Heart (Green), O.C.D. Get to know Sister: Where did you grow up? Louisville, Kentucky. In one word, how would you describe your time as a religious? Adventurous. What drew you to Carmel? Carmel has a unique Marian devotion which...

Sister Mariella

Sister Mariella of the Eucharist (Klein), O.C.D. I would like to thank Our Lord for the gift of my vocation to our beautiful community of Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles.  And also I want to thank my parents who loved us children so much, and...

Sister Judith

Sister Judith of Santa Teresita (Zuniga), O.C.D. I give praise and thanks to Almighty God for the fullness and beauty of my life as a consecrated religious—a life graced by the Cross and overflowing in blessings and love. Get to know Sister: Where did you grow up? I...

Sister Mary Consolata

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Sister Rita Therese

Sister Rita Therese of the Sacred Heart (Hayden), O.C.D. My heart overflows with joy and with Mary my soul magnifies the Lord.  I praise and thank Him for calling me to be His spouse, a gift beyond measure!  I recall telling Sister Josephine at the time that I was...

Sister Jeannine Marie

Sister Jeannine Marie of the Precious Blood (Collier), O.C.D. “I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will tell of all thy wonderful deeds.” Psalm 9:1 This is truly the sentiment that fills my heart as I reflect on all the graces and kindnesses the Lord...

Sister Vincent Marie

Sister Vincent Marie of the Sacred Heart (Finnegan), O.C.D. I am grateful to my parents who brought me to the waters of baptism, raised me in the Catholic Faith and provided me with a solid Catholic education.  It was an easy transition from my family into Carmel.  It...

Sister Imelda Marie

Sister Imelda Marie of the Blessed Sacrament (Petit), O.C.D. I am most grateful for the gift of life, for the gift of my Catholic Faith, for God calling me to religious life as a Carmelite Sister of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles. I am most grateful for the...

Sister Mary Philomena

Sister Mary Philomena of the Infant of Prague (Calderon), O.C.D. My greatest blessing in religious life has been my Carmelite family of Sisters the Lord has given to me. I appreciate the Love Bond that supports us in Community in all that we do daily as we live our...

Sister Marie

Sister Marie of the Sacred Heart (Rodriguez), O.C.D. “I entered because I love Jesus!” Get to know Sister: Where did you grow up? Kansasa and Iowa. In one word, how would you describe your time as a religious? Joy! What drew you to Carmel? I love Jesus and...

Sister Maria Dositea

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Jubilee 2018

Jubilee 2018

Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving Sister Mary Gonzaga of the Blessed Sacrament (Martinez), O.C.D. “His love is everlasting, so watch out!” 75 Years Sister Mary Gonzaga of the Blessed Sacrament (Martinez), O.C.D. Sister Alphonsina of the Heart of Mary (Sanchez), O.C.D....
Celebrating our Jubilarians!

Celebrating our Jubilarians!

Join us in congratulating our 11 Sister Jubilarians who celebrate 25, 50, 60, 70, and 75 years of fidelity to God in their holy vocation. All in all, their years of dedication and self-gift in service to God’s people amount to 555 years!!! Our faithful jubilarians...
Celebrating 2016 Jubilees

Celebrating 2016 Jubilees

A Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving 60 Years Sister Mary Colombière of the Sacred Heart, O.C.D. 50 Years Sister Michelle of the Queen of Carmel, O.C.D. Sister Joseph Louise of the Sacred Heart, O.C.D. 25 Years Sister Christina of Rosa Mystica, O.C.D. Sister Ines of Jesus...
Jubilee at the Cathedral, 2015

Jubilee at the Cathedral, 2015

Fidelity is measured one day at a time.  When we celebrate our sister’s jubilees, we are celebrating the fact that for 25 year, 50 years, 60 years, they have gotten up every single day to love and serve Jesus and His Church.  Our jubilarians this year have given...
The Joy of Fidelity…Celebrating Jubilees

The Joy of Fidelity…Celebrating Jubilees

In a fast food, instant messaging, disposable culture, it is refreshing and life giving to celebrate the long lasting, daily faithfulness of women who have kept their vows for 25, 70, 80 years.  Jubilees invite all of us to renew our own vows, whether in consecrated...
80 Years in the Hands of God

80 Years in the Hands of God

By Sister Mary Jeanne, OCDIn 1924, just a few years before she had to leave her beloved Mexico in disguise as a refugee from religious persecution, Mother Luisita, the foundress of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, prepared a young girl...
Celebrating Fidelity

Celebrating Fidelity

Congratulations to our Jubilarians! On Sunday, January 26th, we joined Archbishop Jose Gomez at the Cathedral to celebrate all the Jubilarians of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  We rejoice in the fidelity of our Sister Jubilarians: Sister Patrocinio, 80 years, Sister...
My Golden Jubilee

My Golden Jubilee

The year was 1963. Vatican Council II was in session,  Pope John XXIII issued his encyclical “Pacem in Terris,” the world was introduced to “The Beatles,” and in Alhambra, California, on a Friday afternoon, seven young women and I crossed the threshold of Carmelite...
Slideshow | Jubilee Celebration at the Cathedral 2013

Slideshow | Jubilee Celebration at the Cathedral 2013

Join the Carmelite Sisters in giving thanks to God for the vocations of our Sister jubilarians: Sister Maria Belen, 75 Years Sister Alphonsina, 70 Years Sister Mary Gonzaga, 70 Years Sister Dolorosa, 50 Years Sister Mary Lawrence, 50 Years Sister Stephanie, 50 Years...
Slideshow | Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving 2011

Slideshow | Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving 2011

Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving Saint Joseph Chapel at Santa Teresita June 19, 2011 Many Blessings to our Jubilarians 75 Years Sister Maria Dositea of the Sacred Heart (Torres), O.C.D. 60 Years Sister Mary Philomena of the Infant of Prague (Calderon), O.C.D. Sister Marie...