Obituary

Sister Mary Alice of the Blessed Sacrament, OCD After 82 years in the vineyard of our Lord, Sr. Mary Alice Grace entered into eternal life on August 14, 2019.  Hers was truly a “Eucharistic vocation” drawn by our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament at an early age.  She was born on July 26, 1920 to Eugene and Eleanor (Albright) Grace, …

Rest in Peace, Sr. Mary Alice

Once again we are sad, yet happy, to see one of our sisters leave this world for the next. Sr. Mary Alice of the Blessed Sacrament died just before dawn on Wedsday, August 14th, the eve of the Assumption of Our Lady into heaven. The day she longed for finally has come. May she rest in joy and peace. Funeral …

Sr. Ann, Rest in Peace

With sad and joyful hearts we say goodbye to our dear Sr. Ann (Weidemer) of the Mother of God who died on Monday, July 22nd, 2019. Sister lived a long, full life in Carmel, and will be truly missed. If any of you knew her, you know how amazing she was. Please pray for her soul and join us, if …

Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Today is the first day of the Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel whose feast we will celebrate on July 16th. Please join in prayer with all Carmelites around the world and let us implore the Mother of Jesus for the graces we need. For our public novena this year we will have Rev. Steven Payne, OCD as homilist …

Divine Mercy Sunday

Today is the Feast of Divine Mercy, or Divine Mercy Sunday! To celebrate we will share a page from the meditation booklet published and written by the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. called “From Ashes to Mercy.” Many faithful Catholics around the world have been praying the Novena to Divine Mercy which ended yesterday, the seventh …

Happy Easter!

The Lord is risen! He is truly risen–Alleluia! Blessed and happy Easter from all the nuns! As a gift to you along with our prayers we have a pretty substantial slide show for you, a glimpse of the risen beauty and glory of our God–alive and raised to new life. The very first buds of the trees and flowers are …

Divine Mercy Novena

… begins today on Good Friday. Here is a link to a printable copy of the prayers: https://centrefordivinemercy.org/9-day-novena. Here is another link you might like: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/podcast/day-1-the-divine-mercy-novena-2018 On september 14, 1935, Sister Faustina hears the following words : ” Say always the Chaplet I have taught you. He (she) who says it, shall experience my Mercy, during his (her) life, and …

Holy Saturday

Today on Holy Saturday we share some posts from last year at this time. Our Lord has just died and is buried in the tomb. And now we wait … Holy Saturday 2018 Lamb of God Reflection Faces of the Cross – “Homemade” Stations of the Cross by the nuns Come back in a couple days if you’d like to …

Mass Times Update

Please see updates for public Masses in the monastery Chapel for April and May and Paschal Triduum 2019. We hope you will celebrate with us!

Holy Thursday Inside the Cloister

Tonight at the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday we begin the Paschal Triduum of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. While most people are out working today at their respective jobs we, the nuns, are inside the monastery following the traditional customs of our monastic liturgical practices. As we keep silence throughout the day and pray the …