Zeal is Faith and Love in Action

Zeal is Faith and Love in Action

By Sister Meredith, OCD As a second year novice, I was sent to live with our elder sisters at the Casa Nazarena Convent, lovingly referred to as “Casa”. It’s the home for our sisters in need of assistance in their daily living due to age, sickness, or both. I recall...
The Sacred Triduum

The Sacred Triduum

By: Sister Meredith, OCD The Sacred Easter Triduum, or three holy days before Easter, is the summit of the Liturgical Year from the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. “Though chronologically three days, they are liturgically one day unfolding...
Learning How to Forgive (Part 1)

Learning How to Forgive (Part 1)

By: Sister Carmelina, OCD The new year, new hopes for the future, new ideas for a better me. Oh yes…. A better me…. Hhhmmm…. What does that mean? There are so many levels of me. Where do I start? Definitely my relationship with God should be the first area to...
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....