Our Newsletter will be brief, since we are preparing with deepening silence for the holy days before us. We promised to tell you more about our daily life during these days, a few of the moving Carmelite ceremonies of Holy Week, including the changing of Tenebrae. Read More….
This coming Saturday is the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. She is our great exemplar, ever teaching us the way of holiness, silence, sacrifice, and prayer. She offers herself as help and comfort to all—in joy and in sorrow, in temptation and anxiety, in all our efforts to please the good God and reach heaven.
We were able to celebrate this great day with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. And we’ve been busy with gardening, vestment sewing, and a surprise visit from one of the Sister’s brother. Read More….
We are happy to share the joyful news of the Reception of the Holy Habit of Mount Carmel. Clothing Day is always a most joyous day, a truly family day and, for the new Carmelite bride, a day of beginning in earnest the life of consecration to Our Lord Jesus Christ and His Church. We describe the different parts of the habit and why we wear them, especially the brown scapular.
We designed a new Brown Scapular having all the traditional, time-honored symbols and message of this favored sacramental of Holy Mother Church, including washable woven emblems and 100% wool, and if you do not already own and wear a scapular, we urge you to learn more about it! Read More….