His Promise of Comfort

His Promise of Comfort

Author: Sister Luisa Grace, O.C.D. I will comfort them in all their afflictions This is His promise to us. This is His promise that we await in Advent. We await in confidence, in hope, in trust that He will bring His comfort to every situation in the world, in our...
Peace for All

Peace for All

Author: Sister Luisa Grace, O.C.D. “I will establish peace in their homes.” Who DOESN’T want peace? It’s what the human heart longs for most. Because where God is, there is peace. So when we long for peace – we are really longing for God, for deeper connection with...
His First Promise

His First Promise

The 1st Promise of the Sacred Heart: I will give them all the graces necessary in their state of life. This promises of our Lord, Jesus Christ, really calls me to reflect on His Words and what power they have over my life… here are the questions that I am posing to...
A Heart’s History

A Heart’s History

Here at the Sacred Heart Retreat House, we are in a new season of celebrating and deepening our love for the Sacred Heart of Jesus with a renewed mission statement to Draw Closer to the Heart of Jesus! What better way to do that this month than to reflect on the 12...
Cold in the Love of God

Cold in the Love of God

By Sister Meredith, O.C.D. On the feast of St. John the Evangelist (December 27) in the late 1200’s, a nun living in Thuringia (now Germany) had a vision of Jesus and St. John.  This nun was St. Gertrude and she saw herself standing on the right of Jesus with St. John...
Living a Joyful Faith

Living a Joyful Faith

An Interview with Carol Cusator, A Retreatant for Over 60 Years All who know Carol Cusator would agree that she is a very lively, inspiring, faithful woman who brings joy and light to all whom she meets.  The Carmelite Sisters and staff at Sacred Heart Retreat House...