Quote of the day, 2 March: Blessed Chiquitunga

Jesus, my Jesus! Yes, this is your will. You see my weaknesses, my cowardice, my fears, my miseries! I can’t do it alone! Jesus, into your hands I commend my vocation! Sometimes the weight of your Will is so heavy that I want to die! I’m afraid of sacrifice, of the Cross.

Blessed Maria Felicia of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament “Chiquitunga”

Pensieri 218

Maria Felicia 2019, Pensieri, Edizioni OCD, Roma.

Translation from the Italian text is the blogger’s own work product and may not be reproduced without permission.

Featured image: Blessed Maria Felicia of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament Guggeri Echeverría (12 January 1925 – 28 April 1959) was clothed in the Carmelite habit in the Discalced Carmelite monastery of Asunción, Paraguay on 14 August 1955. In January 1959 she contracted infectious hepatitis and with total abandonment surrendered her life to God on 28 April 1959. She was beatified in Asunción on 23 June 2018. This photo is a closeup of one of the photos taken on the day of her clothing (Image credit: Discalced Carmelite General Curia, used by permission).

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