Watching and Waiting — Advent in Carmel

Watching and Waiting — Advent in Carmel

Originally Written For: http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2015/12/carmelite-sisters-watching-waiting-advent-in-carmel/ Advent in Carmel To experience Advent in Carmel is to enter into a rarified atmosphere that is filled to the brim with Carmel’s living legacy of...
The Holy Spirit—The Principle of Unity throughout Scripture

The Holy Spirit—The Principle of Unity throughout Scripture

Originally Written For: http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2015/05/carmelite-sisters-holy-spirit-principle-unity-throughout-scripture/ The principle of unity throughout scripture is the Holy Spirit. The Pentecost Sequence, Veni Sancte Spiritus, describes this...
Why does my faith walk seem so lonely to me at times?

Why does my faith walk seem so lonely to me at times?

Originally Written For: http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2015/04/ask-a-carmelite-why-a-lonely-faith-walk/ Ask a Carmelite Sister Dear Sister, Sometimes the living of my Catholic faith is a lonely walk for me. Why is that?  Am I doing anything wrong?  Sometimes I...
Practical Prayer Tips from the Carmelite Sisters

Practical Prayer Tips from the Carmelite Sisters

Originally Posted: http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2015/02/ask-a-carmelite-prayer-tips-camelite-sisters/ Dear Sister, Is there a best time to pray, given all the activities each day holds for me—working at my job and caring for and being with my family makes a...
How to to Overcome Sins and Faults of the Tongue

How to to Overcome Sins and Faults of the Tongue

Originally Written For: http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2014/10/ask-a-carmelite-how-to-to-overcome-sins-and-faults-of-the-tongue/ Sins and Faults of the Tongue: To Speak or not to Speak—That is the Question Dear Sister, There is a lot of noise around...
Rediscovering Integrity for our Children

Rediscovering Integrity for our Children

How do we teach “integrity” to children and help them to become fully integrated persons?by Sister Maureen, O.C.D., Supervisor of Education Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles What is integrity?Integrity is a word that continues to fascinate me,...
A Contemplative Space

A Contemplative Space

Originally posted on Integrated Catholic Life: http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2010/12/carmelite-sisters-contemplative-space/ People are experiencing great yearnings to be fulfilled, satisfied, and whole, and the world is running out of answers for them. “Lord,...