St. Andrew Corsini was made bishop of Fiesole on October 13th, 1349, and gave the Church a wonderful example of love, apostolic zeal, prudence, and love of the poor.
After being made bishop of Patti and Lipari in 1354, St. Peter Thomas was entrusted with many papal missions to promote peace and unity with the Eastern Churches.
Saint Kuriakos Elias Chavara was the co-founder and first prior general of the congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate
When I read in the Gospel “that Mary went in haste to the hill country of Judea” to perform her loving service for her cousin Elizabeth, I imagine her passing by so beautiful, so calm and so majestic
John was born at Fontiveros in Spain about 1542. He entered the Carmelites and with the permission of his superiors began to live a stricter life. Afterward, he was persuaded by Saint Teresa to begin, together with some others, the Discalced reform within the Order; this cost him much hard work and many trials. He died in Ubeda in 1591.
St. Maria Maravillas had a true, passionate zeal for the glory of God and the salvation of souls. Even while living a life of poverty in the cloister she helped those who were in need, initiating apostolic, social and charitable works.
And if I rejoice, Lord, in the hope of seeing you, yet seeing I can lose you doubles my sorrow. Living in such fear and hoping as I hope, I die because I do not die.
If I spoke before, it was to promise Christ. If they questioned me, their inquiries were related to their petitions and longings for Christ in whom they were to obtain every good.
Denis of the Nativity, a priest, and the lay brother Redemptus of the Cross were sent to Indonesia where they received the martyr's crown on November 29, 1638.
St. Raphael Kalinowski contributed greatly to the restoration of the Discalced Carmelites in Poland. He founded a convent for the friars at Wadowice, where St. John Paul II visited as a young man and "received many graces there".
Today the whole Order commends our departed brothers and sisters to God’s mercy through the intercession of Our Lady
O my God, Trinity Whom I adore, help me to forget myself entirely that I may be established in You as still and as peaceful as if my soul were already in eternity.
We recall our brothers and sisters who once dedicated their lives to continual prayer on earth and now share in the worship of heaven
Holy Mother Teresa, look down from heaven and see; visit this vineyard of yours, and perfect what your right hand has planted.
Born in 1873, Thérèse Martin died in the Carmel of Lisieux 30 September 1897. She was canonized in 1925; in 1997 she was declared a Doctor of the Church by St. John Paul II.