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...
The Heart of Lent in Carmel

The Heart of Lent in Carmel

By: Sister Marie-Aimee, O.C.D.When I was a freshman in college, long before I knew the Carmelites, I decided to give up music for Lent with the intention of making myself more available for prayer. It was the hardest Lent I ever experienced. It was the best too. I...
Like Gently Falling Snow…Graces in a New Year

Like Gently Falling Snow…Graces in a New Year

Being a native Angelino from southern California, I had never seen snow, either falling or settled on the ground, until I was 24 years old. This is what happened. One day in winter we sisters drove up the winding road into the San Gabriel Mountains and spent a day...
Apostolic Fire

Apostolic Fire

The other day while praying my meditation in the quiet of the late afternoon, with the outside shadows lengthening and the expectant hush of eventide marking the ending of another day, for some reason my mind wandered to the microphone in the sanctuary. I was drawn to...
Entrance To Postulancy

Entrance To Postulancy

On September 14, 2014, our three aspirants: Jodi, Marlee, and Leah began their postulancy.  Celebrate with us as our newest members take their first steps in religious life…enjoy the photos!It is “Smile” from our album Lean Into the Wind which is...