Mass Schedule Updates 2019

Hello, all! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and very blessed beginning of 2019! Please check out some new dates on our Mass Times page under the Prayer tab. We are also inviting all the Religious men and women of our diocese to a special Mass being held in our chapel on Saturday, February 2nd: God bless you and …

Christmas Novena

Dear Friends, Tomorrow on December 17, 2018 we begin our Christmas Novena. We will be offering our novena prayers and other prayers for the intentions sent in to us via post mail, email and phone calls, and the Masses in our chapel will be offered for these intentions, as well.  We’ll also be praying for our families, friends and benefactors …

St. John of the Cross

Founder (with St. Teresa) of the Discalced Carmelites, Doctor of Mystic Theology Happy Feast Day! What , more do you want, 0 soul! And what else do you search for outside, when within yourself you possess your riches, delights, satisfactions, fullness, and kingdom -your Beloved whom you desire and seek? Be joyful and gladdened in your interior recollection with Him, …

Do You Have a Theme for Advent?

We are half way through the Advent season of 2018 and by now you may have been noticing in your prayer life, or at Mass, or in some aspect of your spiritual reflections a “theme” of sorts that speaks to you, or stands out, grabbing your attention. Or perhaps not. If we are truly listening to God on a regular …

Updates

Dear Friends, We wanted to let you know that the Winter issue of our Bulletin is out in the mail and is posted on the Happenings page. We’ve also updated the Mass Times page where you will also find the Christmas Novena prayers and Christmas schedule of Masses, among other announcements regarding schedules (that seem to change a lot around …

Solemn Profession of Vows and Veiling

With the background of falling leaves and color just outside the windows of the chapel, a church full of people witnessed the Solemn Vows of a Bride to her Beloved King, who is also a God and a Good Shepherd. Sr. Anu Maria Jose of the Good Shepherd said “for ever” to Almighty God on the Solemnity of Christ the …

New Video: Fall Beauty

We hope you enjoy this relaxing view of God’s artwork here within the walls of our monastery. With this as a prayer for you, we say, “Happy Thanksgiving” and beyond! From you devoted Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Little Rock, AR Credits for the music: “As Long as a Word Remains Unspoken” by Longzijin and “Somewhere Deep in the Sea” by …

Trinity Whom I Adore

On this memorial of Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity we want to share her famous prayer to her “Blessed Three” entitled “Trinity Whom I Adore”. This dear Carmelite saint is known for her deep devotion to the indwelling Trinity, living here and now “heaven in faith.” Let us pray: O My God, Trinity whom I adore, help me to forget …