What’s Wrong With This Picture?

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

By: Sister Immaculata, OCD When I was in college, both attending classes and completing clinical requirements in various hospitals, I remember being a little confused by what I observed in certain people. I had an atheist professor, but couldn’t help notice how...
World Day for Consecrated Life

World Day for Consecrated Life

By: Sister Meredith, OCD February 2, 2018 In 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II instituted a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd and also known as Candlemas Day; the...
Bearing One Another’s Burdens

Bearing One Another’s Burdens

By: Sister Timothy Marie, OCD, Sister Meredith, OCD and Marta Timar We hear the word “tolerance” a lot these days, but what exactly does it mean? It seems the word itself has been largely redefined to mean the opposite of what it used to mean. Today, the...
National Catholic Register Mother Luisita

National Catholic Register Mother Luisita

By: Sister Immaculata, OCD Assigning certain patronages to a particular saint is a long-established Catholic tradition, and is usually assigned because of a certain connection to an occupation, status or state of life, country or affiliation that a saint had.  For...
Carmelite Sisters Featured on NBC4

Carmelite Sisters Featured on NBC4

Millennial Nuns Fuel Their Faith in Los Angeles The Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Los Angeles have been actively serving their flock for 90 years By John Cádiz Klemack Bucking the trend, some millennials are seeking a nun’s life, and an Order in...
10 Reasons to Go On Retreat

10 Reasons to Go On Retreat

Dear Sister, Can you answer a question for me?  Why do people need or even want to make a retreat? I’ve never understood that, given the wonderful options I have right here at home through my parish, and, of course, the vast array of media opportunities we have...