Love In Any Language…Come Holy Spirit

Love In Any Language…Come Holy Spirit

By Sister Immaculata “Love in any language, straight from the heart Pulls us all together, never apart And once we learn to speak it All the world will know, Love in any language, fluently spoken here.” I remember several years ago singing this song in a...
Come Face to Face With God

Come Face to Face With God

Sister Regina Marie Gorman, O.C.D.Vicar GeneralCarmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles Commencement Address to the Class of 2015St. Thomas Aquinas CollegePrepared text  |  May 16, 2015When I received the letter from Dr. McLean inviting me to...
Rays of God’s Goodness…Creation

Rays of God’s Goodness…Creation

“If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who deal likewise with their fellow men.” -St. Francis of AssisiThe book of Genesis tells us that after completing His intensive...
Resurrection Moments

Resurrection Moments

By: Sister ImmaculataMy grandmother, whom I affectionately called ‘Meme’ was filled with love. I grew especially close to her since for the last twenty years of her life she suffered from near-blindness. I helped her with her mail, her bookkeeping, and...
A Prophet’s Legacy: Elijah and Carmel

A Prophet’s Legacy: Elijah and Carmel

Have you ever been the excited recipient of an inheritance? If so, you may have received money, property or a treasured family heirloom. As a high school student I became one of the beneficiaries of my paternal grandfather’s inheritance. Knowing that I had...
As Far As the East is From the West…

As Far As the East is From the West…

Don’t you love the idea, the notion, the concept of a fresh start? I love to read about new beginnings. Or listen to life-changing stories and testimonies of people. They renew and energize us. They give us the opportunity to lift up our heads and our hearts and look...
Faith to Move Mountains

Faith to Move Mountains

Dear Sister Benedicta Marie,In scripture Jesus says that if we have faith of a mustard seed we can move mountains. Why aren’t we moving mountains? Does anyone really have that kind of faith?Just to add a little fuel to the fire let me add that in John’s Gospel...