Quote of the day: 31 October

We simply need to pray diligently for each other, to sacrifice, and to continue carrying the cross in patience and devotion to God.

Blessed Georg Häfner
From letters written in Dachau
Arrested 31 October 1941
Died 20 August 1942, Dachau

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  1. A positive succinctness worthy of our Holy Father himself. I thought he had written it until I saw the name. A true son.

    1. He began serving Masses at the Discalced Carmelite monastery in Würzburg as a boy, so his exposure to Teresian and Sanjuanist spirituality began in his youth and continued from there. As a member of the third order of the Teresian Carmel, we can imagine that his spiritual reading consisted of Teresa, John, St Therese, Brother Lawrence, and whatever other Carmelite luminaries had been translated into German.

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