Marie du jour 2021, May 16: St. Edith Stein

We give thanks that our dear Lady has clothed us with the “garment of salvation.” […] In the year 1251 [according to tradition] the Blessed Virgin appeared to the general of the Order, Simon Stock, an Englishman, and gave him the scapular.

Saint Edith Stein
On the History and Spirit of Carmel (1936-1937)
NDMC_etching-Antwerp
Onze Lieve Vrouw van de berg Karmel
Theodoor Galle (Flemish, 1571 – 1633)
Engraving on paper, 1593-1633
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
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Stein, E. 2014, The Hidden Life: hagiographic essays, meditations, spiritual texts, translated from the German by Stein, W, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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