Giving Everything to God…An Interview with Sister Faustina

Giving Everything to God…An Interview with Sister Faustina

An excerpt from the article “Living the Consecrated Life: Sister Faustina, ‘Giving Everything to God'” printed in the The TidingsBy: R.W. DellingerSister’s Day The day for Sister Faustina starts a little before 5 a.m. Together with other...
One Day Closer…Formation is a Lifelong Journey

One Day Closer…Formation is a Lifelong Journey

It takes approximately 3 to 4 years of formation, learning and in some cases, I dare say, (unlearning) as a candidate, postulant, and novice in our community to become a Carmelite Sister. It seems like a lifetime of waiting before one is finally approved to pronounce...
Evangelical to Anglican to Catholic…to Carmelite?  Seeking Truth.

Evangelical to Anglican to Catholic…to Carmelite? Seeking Truth.

Leah DesGeorges has spent the last year praying and working with us as one of our Candidates.  The purpose of the candidacy is two-fold: to provide a time of serious discernment regarding a possible vocation to our community and to provide the applicant with a deeper...
80 Years in the Hands of God

80 Years in the Hands of God

By Sister Mary Jeanne, OCDIn 1924, just a few years before she had to leave her beloved Mexico in disguise as a refugee from religious persecution, Mother Luisita, the foundress of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, prepared a young girl...
Reflections from our Newly Professed Sisters

Reflections from our Newly Professed Sisters

Sister Maria Goretti and Sister Gianna recently professed their First Vows as Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles, on July 16th, the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. During this first year of profession, they will spend a few months serving...