Conference 1: Foundations of Discernment

Conference 1: Foundations of Discernment Gentle Reminders Give yourself a solid 45-60 minutes of undistracted time. Listen in a room set apart from others, not where there is a television or computer screen on. Have a journal you can write with and write down the...

Intro Videos

Introduction Videos Who are the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles? Thoughts from a Mother’s Heart Welcome from Mother Gloria Therese, O.C.D., Superior General of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles Thoughts from...

Spring Discernment Retreat

Spring Discernment Retreat | March 12 – 14, 2021 Praised be Jesus Christ! Welcome to the Chosen – For Greater Things virtual discernment retreat, prepared for you with love by the Carmelite Sisters! Even though you are not physically here, we are deeply...

Mary and Vocation

Our Blessed Mother is essential in our journey of discernment. We look to her as an example of how to listen to voice of the Lord and respond with whole heart! Sister Anita Mary shares the importance of Mary in Carmel, and an older sister shares a beautiful prayer to...

Faithful and Fervent

Sister Maria Elia gives her vocation story. She felt a desire to be a sister at 13 years old and waited until her 21st birthday when her parents gave her permission to enter. She’s lived the religious life for almost 65 years, and shares much words of wisdom on how to...

Priests on the Journey to Carmel

We’re thanking the priests who have helped us on our journey to Carmel!A BIG God reward you! to all priests who have helped, support, guided, directed, prayed with each sister on her journey to...

The Beauty of Community Life

Check out this video! Community life is filled with moments of joy, laughter, real love, unity, and willingness to journey together. That they may be one. An excerpt from Fraternal Life in Community: The love of Christ has gathered a great number of disciples to...

The Importance of Family

We thank and honor all families who have made the sacrifice to God. They have given to the Lord a great gift to our Church! We pray for all families to be loving, faith-filled foundations to many holy vocations! Holy Family, pray for...