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‘Tis the Season for Advent

‘Tis the Season for Advent

Dear Friends, Praised be Jesus Christ! We'd like to provide some practical tips on celebrating the profound spirit of Advent, which begins on Sunday, December 2nd through December 24th. These are grace-filled days that prepare the heart for the coming of...

Christmas Presence

Christmas Presence

A Child has come to us wrapped in swaddling clothes against the chill of the night. He will show us how to bear the trials of life that lead to the joys beyond imagining.

Toddler Tyrant | Venerable Anne de Guigné

Toddler Tyrant | Venerable Anne de Guigné

By Sister Mary Joanne, O.C.D. She is incorrupt and has been declared Venerable, her life recognized as exemplifying heroic virtue. In 1911, Anne de Guigné came into this world, followed within four years by a brother, JoJo and two sisters, Lelaine and...

Children Are Our Favorite Things

Children Are Our Favorite Things

By Sister Carmelina After getting in trouble for something, a little boy said, “I’m only 5—I don’t know all the rules yet!” Parents have many enjoyable moments in raising their children, especially when the child comes up with those cute comments that take...

Sisters Helping Sisters

Sisters Helping Sisters

What a blessing it is to work side by side and in the company of wise, holy, spiritual, selfless, religious women who are doing the work of the Lord each day with such joyful hearts!

A Family of Vocations

A Family of Vocations

As we celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week, we are reminded of this year’s theme, “Family Created for Love.” We are privileged to have such a family right here in our Carmel! The seed of vocations start in the home and the divine Gardener found...

Put your hand in the hand…

Put your hand in the hand…

Sister Mary Joanne, O.C.D. “Jesus called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the Kingdom of Heaven” (Mt. 18:2-3). October brings to mind the Miracle of Fatima...

God’s Grace | Wind Beneath Our Wings

God’s Grace | Wind Beneath Our Wings

By Sister Carmelina “I can fly higher than an eagle, for you are the wind beneath my wings.” The pain and disappointment of being childless can only be understood by those who have suffered this sadness. Mother Luisita is one who can relate to this sorrow...