The Difference Between Humans and Animals

The Difference Between Humans and Animals

By: Sister Immaculata, OCDA couple of weeks ago I was at a Farmer’s Market on a lovely spot right by the ocean. One of the booths that featured woodwork had a carved sign display saying: ‘Animals are People Too!’ Certainly, I don’t think the...
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...
Keeping Faith Alive During the Dark Nights of Life

Keeping Faith Alive During the Dark Nights of Life

By: Sister Regina Marie, O.C.D.When you come to the edgeof all the light you know,and are about to step offinto the darkness of the unknown,faith is knowing one of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand onor you will be taught how to fly....
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...
2 Doctors, 2 Ways, 1 Goal: St. Teresa and St. Therese

2 Doctors, 2 Ways, 1 Goal: St. Teresa and St. Therese

Many of you probably have seen the 1965 film entitled The Sound of Music starring Julie Andrews as Maria Von Trapp and Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp. The first verse of the theme song goes like this:Climb every mountain,Search high and low,Follow every...