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...
A Vowed Heart

A Vowed Heart

Reflections on First Religious Profession of Vows Some moments are too full of meaning, too valued, to find expression in words. They are deep and strong and fiercely intimate. They are sacred.  So if you would ask me what it is like to pronounce vows to God Himself,...
Final Vows | July 15, 2012

Final Vows | July 15, 2012

  “The deepest desire of a woman’s heart is to surrender herself lovingly to another, to be wholly his and to possess him wholly… only God can receive this complete surrender of a person and in such a way that she does not lose but gains her soul.” -St. Teresa...
Slideshow | First Profession of Vows 2012

Slideshow | First Profession of Vows 2012

First Profession of Vows July 16, 2012 Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Sister Meredith of Christ Crucified, O.C.D. Sister Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart, O.C.D.
Slideshow | Final Profession 2012

Slideshow | Final Profession 2012

Final Profession of Vows July 15, 2012 Sister Faustina of Merciful Love (Deppe), O.C.D. Sister Isabelle of Our Lady of Hope (Mason), O.C.D. Sister Shawn Pauline of Carmel (Burke), O.C.D. Sister Marie Estelle of the Holy Spirit (Klein),...