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,...

Slideshow | Santa Teresita Gala 2012

Our annual gala benefit dinner and auction, Viva! Santa Teresita was held on October 20, 2012.  Guests joined the Carmelite Sisters for Holy Mass at St. Joseph Chapel on the campus of Santa Teresita, presided by Abbott Damion Toilolo, O.S.B. Following Holy Mass,...
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),...

Slideshow | Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving 2012

Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving Saint Joseph Chapel at Santa Teresita July 1, 2012 Many Blessings to our Jubilarians! 70 Years Sister Dolores of Jesus (Rubio), O.C.D. 60 Years Sister Bernadette of the Immaculate Conception (Luna), O.C.D. 50 Years Sister Mary Elizabeth of...

Slideshow | Carmelite Sisters in Concert 2012

Carmelite Sisters in Concert: Seasons of the Soul February 19, 2012        The Carmelite Sisters wish to thank both old friends and new, for helping to make “The Carmelite Sisters in Concert – Seasons of the Soul”,  such a special evening.  It was truly a...
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...

Slideshow | Come and See Retreat 2011

Come and See Retreat 2011 Young women from across the country gathered together on May 23-26, 2011 for a Come and See Retreat with the Carmelite Sisters.  These retreatants were give the opportunity to more fully enter into and embrace the Sisters’ way of life...

Slideshow | Handmaidens Beach Trip 2011

Slideshow | Handmaidens Beach Trip 2011 On May 22, 2011, the Handmaidens traveled to the beautiful beach to spend an evening of prayer, song, and fellowship with the Carmelite Sisters.  This annual trip to the shore was a joyous occasion!  Handmaidens is a group for...

Slideshow | Handmaidens at Marycrest

Handmaidens at Marycrest | April 16, 2011   The Handmaidens had a wonderful time singing to and visiting with the residents at Marycrest Manor!  Handmaidens is a group for young single women between the ages of 18 – 35 who desire to learn more about their...

Slideshow | Handmaidens Pilgrimage 2011

Handmaidens Pilgrimage | March 5, 2011   On March 5, 2011 a group of Handmaidens traveled to Mount Carmel in the Desert for a day of reflection and prayer with the Carmelite Sisters.  This was a wonderful opportunity for both the young women and the sisters to...