Carmelite Community of the Word Elects New Leadership

Pictured left to right. Standing: Bishop Mark Bartchak, Sr. Linda LaMagna, Sr. Cindy Burns, Sr. Maryann Palko. Seated: Sr. Nancy Spence, Sr. Margie McGuire.

On March 14, 2014, the Carmelite Community of the Word elected the new Administration Team to serve in leadership of the community for the next four years. The new team consists of Sr. Nancy Spence, Administrator General; Sr. Marjorie McGuire, Vicar General; and General Councilors: Sr. Maryann Palko, Sr. Linda LaMagna, and Sr. Cindy Burns. … [Read more…]

Novena Prayer to Mary

Mary, Mother of Carmel, channel of God’s tenderest mercy to all who seek your refuge and advocacy, with confidence I place myself at your feet. I ask that you guide my efforts to be open to God’s Word as revealed in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, your Son. I desire to follow … [Read more…]

Prayer to Know God’s Will

Lord, grant that I may always allow myself to be guided by you, always follow your plans, and perfectly accomplish your Holy Will. Grant that in all things, great and small, today and all the days of my life, I may do whatever you may require of me. Help me to respond to the slightest … [Read more…]

Entertaining Angels

Sr. Cindy Burns

Many people have often described the weather experienced in our local area as “Western Pennsylvania Winters.” It seems that this year, western Pennsylvania does not have a market on cold, snow, ice and wind. The entire nation has experienced the effects of the “Polar Vortex,” even into the southern states. As this article is written, … [Read more…]