Sister Anita Mary

Sister Anita Mary of the Blessed Trinity (Custodio), O.C.D. Date of Entrance: September 14, 2012 To our dear family and friends, praised be Jesus Christ! What a joy to anticipate and celebrate this day with you! My heart is so full of gratitude for each one of you,...

Sister Maria Augustine

Sister Maria Augustine of the Holy Family (Batres), O.C.D.  Date of Entrance: September 14, 2012 Praised be Jesus Christ! Only by God’s grace have I reached this point of preparing to make my Perpetual Profession. I am super grateful to our Lord for the gift of...
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...
January Perpetual Profession of Vows

January Perpetual Profession of Vows

Final Profession of Vows – January 12, 2020 Sister Pia of the Pierced Heart, O.C.D. Praised be Jesus Christ! We celebrated Sister Pia’s Perpetual Profession of Vows this past Sunday, January 12! It was truly a joyous...
Perpetual Profession of Vows | 2019

Perpetual Profession of Vows | 2019

Final Profession of Vows July 21, 2019 Sister Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart (Turner), O.C.D. Sister Maria Goretti of the Sacred Heart (Flores), O.C.D. Sister Gianna of the Resurrection (Heinemann),...
Vocation | Sr. Gianna

Vocation | Sr. Gianna

We wish to offer you some reflections from the sisters making their final profession in 2019, as well as the beautiful stories from their parents. Sister Gianna will make her Final Profession in July, 2019. Reflections from Sr. Gianna Full of Joy I recently had the...
Vocation | Sr. Teresa Margaret

Vocation | Sr. Teresa Margaret

We wish to offer you some reflections from the sisters making their final profession in 2019, as well as the beautiful stories from their parents. Sister Teresa Margaret will make her Final Profession in July, 2019. Reflections of Sr. Teresa Margaret Sister Teresa...
Vocation | Sr. Maria Goretti

Vocation | Sr. Maria Goretti

We wish to offer you some reflections from the sisters making their final profession in 2019, as well as the beautiful stories from their parents. Sister Maria Goretti will make her Final Profession on July ,2019 Reflections from Sister Maria Goretti To be the...
Vocation | Sr. Marie Andre

Vocation | Sr. Marie Andre

Vocation stems from the Latin term “vocationem”, which literally means “a calling”. We wish to offer you some reflections from the sisters making their final profession in 2019, as well as the beautiful stories from their parents. Sister Marie Andre made this...
Final Profession of Sister Marie Andre of the Holy Family

Final Profession of Sister Marie Andre of the Holy Family

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Sister Marie Andre of the Holy Family, OCD, said her “yes” to Jesus forever in her Final Profession of vows. We welcome her with loving arms and look forward to how God’s gifts within her will flower...
First Profession | Sr. Helene Therese

First Profession | Sr. Helene Therese

On January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany, we celebrated the First Profession of one of our Georgia Peaches. Sister Helene Therese! Let us rejoice and be glad! Sister’s family was able to join us for the celebration and our Chaplain Rev. Donald Kinney, O.C.D., a...
First Profession

First Profession

On July 16th, the Feast of our Patroness, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, we celebrated the First Profession of our dear Sister Anastasia Marie! Let us rejoice and be glad! Sister’s family was able to join us for the celebration as well as a beloved priest from back...
A Reflection by Sr Cecilia Marie

A Reflection by Sr Cecilia Marie

By: Sister Cecilia Marie of St. Therese, O.C.D. “From henceforth you shall be called…”What will it be, Lord? Alright, Lord I’ve surrendered. May Your Will be done! Oh, but Lord I really would like this name!” These are the thoughts that occupied my mind as July 16th...
A Reflection by Sr Luisa Grace

A Reflection by Sr Luisa Grace

By: Sister Luisa Grace of the Most Blessed Sacrament, O.C.D. When I reflect on receiving our religious name, I cannot help but think about who named me. The name reflects a cry from the very heart of the Heavenly Father, filled with His Spirit, to lead me and those I...
Final Profession of Sr Meredith of Christ Crucified

Final Profession of Sr Meredith of Christ Crucified

On Sunday, July 15, 2018, Sister Meredith of Christ Crucified, OCD, joined the ranks of countless faith-filled women as she professed her final vows. We embrace her with loving arms, looking forward to how her love and joy will spread God’s own love and joy in...
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...
Slideshow | First Profession & Entrance into Novitiate 2017

Slideshow | First Profession & Entrance into Novitiate 2017

It is with great joy we Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles celebrate the Solemnity of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel – the patronal feast of our Order – on July 16th. This already beautiful day signifies an additional great joy...
Final Profession | Sister Teresa of St. Augustine, O.C.D

Final Profession | Sister Teresa of St. Augustine, O.C.D

By: Renee Webb Excerpt from: The Catholic Globe Sister Teresa of St. Augustine, O.C.D., formerly Nicole Marie Morlok who was raised in Manning, professed her perpetual vows as a Carmelite Sister of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles in Alhambra, Calif., on July 17....
Glimpse into the Beauty of Carmel

Glimpse into the Beauty of Carmel

July 16, 2016 Entrance into the Novitiate First Profession of Vows July 17, 2017 Final Profession July Festivites from Carmelite Sisters on...
Because You Say Forever…

Because You Say Forever…

You said “Come follow” and so I came. You have proved faithful again and again. You took the first step when you called my name. Because you say “Forever” I want to say the same.(lyrics from “Because You Say Forever,” on our Lean Into the Wind...
Slideshow | First Profession of Vows | January 12, 2014

Slideshow | First Profession of Vows | January 12, 2014

Please join us in praying for our Sister Pia of the Pierced Heart, O.C.D. Homily from the First ProfessionMass of First Profession of Vows of Sister Pia of the Pierced Heart, OCDSacred Heart Retreat HouseCarmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los AngelesJanuary...
Slideshow | First Profession of Vows 2013

Slideshow | First Profession of Vows 2013

A Little Bit of Heaven A little bit of heaven floated down to the Motherhouse of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles on July 16, 2013 the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. In the beautiful Motherhouse chapel, located at Sacred Heart...