Promoting a Deeper Spiritual Life through Healthcare

Promoting a Deeper Spiritual Life through Healthcare

I am a Carmelite Sister. During my years serving God’s people, I have been assigned – at different times – to education, healthcare and spiritual retreats. All three are channels of grace and blessing, not only to the people we serve but to us. Although I could share...
A Miracle at Santa Teresita…

A Miracle at Santa Teresita…

As Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, we have a deep devotion to the Heart of Christ.  Imagine our delight when the miracle which would lead to the canonization of Claude la Colombiere, Apostle of the Sacred Heart, happened at our own hospital...
God’s Greatest Gift…LIFE!

God’s Greatest Gift…LIFE!

January 22, 2014 marks a dark and somber anniversary. It was on this date, in 1973, that the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Roe v. Wade, granting the constitutional “right” to abortion. Since then, some 54 million unborn babies have been senselessly...
The Heavenly Host: Carmelite All Souls

The Heavenly Host: Carmelite All Souls

Heavenly hosts have been described as a great cloud of witnesses. By tradition the word “host” has a military overtone meaning “armies” which the Hebrew translates as Sabaoth in reference to God’s angels, often engaged in battle with Satan and his army. The purpose of...
To Affirm and Defend the Beauty and the Sacredness of all Human Life

To Affirm and Defend the Beauty and the Sacredness of all Human Life

Our Good Shepherd Cottage at Santa Teresita won the coveted Citation of Merit for innovation in design and creative solutions for senior living, awarded by the Environments for Aging’s annual design competition! Our cottage was featured in an article by Gina LaVecchia...