Inside Our Enclosure

We are surrounded by the beauty of God’s creation…

Carmelite Monastery View Deer in El Dorado Hills

… which causes us to rejoice …

Fountain Square and Magnolia Tree Four Nuns at Trinity Point

… and dance in His praise!

Spanish Dancing in Patio

Teresa was known for her joy of heart. She exclaimed one day, “God deliver me from sour-faced saints!”

El Dorado Hills in the snow

We are very obedient to her words!

Sisters playing in the snow Baby Jesus at Christmas
“There is no greater joy than to love the Son of God!” - Blessed Angela of Foligno