A Good Habit….

A Good Habit….

Our community was started in Mexico by our Foundress, Mother Luisita in the 1920’s.  Due to the religious persecution in Mexico at the time, it soon became not just illegal to wear the habit, but very dangerous.  As a result, today our sisters wear the habit...
Reception of the Holy Habit…Meet our Youngest Brides

Reception of the Holy Habit…Meet our Youngest Brides

Sister Laetitia Therese, Sister Joseph Francesca, and Sister Mara received the holy habit of Carmel on March 25th, in preparation for their First Profession of Vows in July.  Please join us in praying for our youngest brides! Reflections on wearing the holy habit of...
Receive the Holy Habit of Carmel

Receive the Holy Habit of Carmel

Monday, March 25, 2013, began like any other day.  We arrived in the chapel for morning prayers, Divine Office, and Mass.  It was a clear, crisp southern California morning, with the almost-full moon still visible in the northern sky.  An atmosphere of expectancy...
Why the habit?

Why the habit?

I hardly see Sisters in a habit any more.  What happened?  Why did the Carmelite Sisters keep their habit? Some questions are best answered by description. I think this is one of them. Keep reading the examples and I think you will get the idea. Yesterday, a group of...