Teresa of Avila: Living a Life of Humility


  by Linda Frasier, O.C.D.S When St Teresa of Avila established her foundations of the Carmelite reform, there were three virtues which she insisted be faithfully lived as part of her communities: love of neighbor, detachment from created things and humility. While Teresa considered each of these virtues essential, for Teresa the virtue of humility [...]

Teresa of Avila: Living a Life of Humility2019-12-24T11:44:24-05:00

Living with God as with a Friend


by Sister Helena of Mary, O.Carm. The Carmelite Order celebrates the feast of Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity on November 8th.  Elizabeth was a beautiful soul who tasted the delights of contemplating God in the depths of her soul and invites us to do the same. She was born July 18, 1880 in a military [...]

Living with God as with a Friend2020-01-02T12:55:20-05:00