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Order of Malta, Carmelites get creative to deliver ‘care for the caregivers’ in LA

In the early weeks of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles learned that senior citizens were at a heightened risk of contracting the deadly virus. The sisters thought instantly of the residents at their Santa Teresita nursing home and assisted living facility in Duarte, and realized what they were being called to do: move in with them.

“It was the ultimate sacrifice,” said Mike Psomas, president of the Los Angeles chapter of the Order of Malta, a 900-year-old lay religious order of the Catholic Church.

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