January 2017 Trip to Haiti We have often marveled at the people of Haiti in their reaction to the unexpected changes or disappointments they face every day. We have watched the Little Sisters patiently accept a delay in departure sometimes that is several hours or even days different than what they may have planned. We … [Read more…]
Carmelite Community of the Word Hands & Hearts Haiti Ministry 15th Sea Container Loading Day October 14, 2016 Opening Prayer Loving Father, For many months many of us have gathered in this building preparing for this day. Some of us have packed box after box, finished roll after roll of tape, have sorted, weighed, … [Read more…]
On October 14, 2016 many people gathered at the Carmelite Community of the Word Incarnation Center to load this year’s sea container with all the items that have been collected and packed to be sent to Haiti. This was our 15th Annual Sea Container Loading Day! While this year was not different from other years … [Read more…]
During the weekend of May 13-14, members of the Society of the Incarnation and several Carmelite Community of the Word sisters gathered for a weekend during which our Blessed Mother was highlighted and celebrated. Participants brought their most meaningful images of Mary. Saturday morning a May crowning celebration was held in the CCW Incarnation Center … [Read more…]
Sr. Linda LaMagna will be joining with Bishop Mark Bartchak for a Holy Hour of Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesday, May 12, 2016. This event will be held at St. Clement Church, 114 Lindberg Ave., Johnstown, from 6-7 p.m. and is geared toward Teens and Young Adults. Sr. Margie McGuire is hosting … [Read more…]
On April 17 we held our Annual Paschal Festival, now known as our Haiti Fet. The word “Fet” in Haitian Creole means “celebration,” and we truly celebrated our relationship with the Little Sisters of the Incarnation and the people of Haiti. Along with a wonderful meal, a Silent Auction, and lots of fun and conversation, … [Read more…]
For the Season of Lent, Sisters of the Carmelite Community of the Word and our Society of the Incarnation will be using the Reflection Book entitled, “Doorway to Mercy” by Ann Naffziger.
Our 2016 Mission Trip to Haiti is underway! Travelers left on Saturday, January 9 and arrived in Haiti on Monday, January 11, 2016. Lots of work is being done to help the Little Sisters of the Incarnation. Part of the work involves unpacking the sea container that was shipped to Haiti in October … [Read more…]
For the Season of Advent, Sisters of the Carmelite Community of the Word and our Society of the Incarnation will be using the Reflection Book entitled, “Miracle of Mercy” by Ann Naffziger.
On October 16, 2015 many people gathered on the grounds of the Carmelite Community of the Word Incarnation Center to load the 2015 Sea Container for Haiti. Many people spent precious hours throughout the summer packing all of the supplies generously donated and collected to be used by the Little Sisters of the Incarnation in Haiti … [Read more…]