He helped me a great deal St. Peter of Alcántara and St. Teresameet to plan the first Discalced Carmelite monastery“Because he was a true lover of poverty and had practiced it for so many years, he knew well the riches that lay within it; so he helped me a great deal and ordered that I should by no means fail to go through with my plan. With this favorable opinion from one who could give the best opinion since he had known about poverty through wide experience, I made up my mind not to go looking for other opinions.”(The Book of Her Life, Chap. 35, No. 5)Saint Peter of AlcántaraQuito School, 18th c.Museo Nahím Isaías, Guayaquil, Ecuador Share this:TwitterFacebookWhatsAppPinterestTumblrRedditPrintEmailMoreLinkedInPocketTelegramSkypeLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.