The Carmelite Martyrs of Compiègne were beatified on 27 May 1906. Now the Holy Father has granted the opening of the Process of Equipollent Canonization. We have the details from the Discalced Carmelite General Curia.
To the filial promises of her loving children of Chile, the Virgin Queen answered with this single word, “Independence” and with it, she won their hearts forever.
John of the Cross is a model of a Christian in dialogue, a man of cultural breadth who expresses well that openness proper to the men and women of his native region of Castilla
The beatification of Sister Mary of Jesus Crucified, which has gathered you here in Rome from all the countries of the Near East, has surely been for all of you a great moment of joy
Today we dare to introduce to the world this cloistered nun who lived a "life hidden in Christ with God" because she is a shining witness of the joy of being rooted and grounded in love.
In a cosmic embrace that in Christ unites heaven and earth, John of the Cross was able to express the fullness of Christian life
The sign of the Scapular points to an effective synthesis of Marian spirituality, which nourishes the devotion of believers and makes them sensitive to the Virgin Mother's loving presence in their lives.
Holy Father, with my brothers and sisters I want to risk my life, not waiting for tomorrow, without fear of being wounded, like knights without pay, as Teresa said...
In the year 2021, the Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis continues. But the wise response of the Carmelite saints endures: prayer, perfection and the search for truth.
"To found a monastery where there will be only fifteen nuns and no possibility for any increase in numbers. They will practice a very strict enclosure and thus never go out or be seen without veils covering their faces. Their lives will be founded on prayer and mortification."
She who belongs to the "weak and poor of the Lord" bears in herself, like no other member of the human race, that "glory of grace" which the Father "has bestowed on us in his beloved Son"
Sister Mariam Baouardy's docility to the Holy Spirit made her also a means of encounter and fellowship with the Muslim world
A surprise phone call to the Prioress on the morning of the 12th came... delivering an order from the Holy Father for Sister Lucia
Christian love has a social and political dimension. We love when we design and organize social life in such a way that no one suffers
At the summit, as the source and goal, is the merciful love of the three Divine Persons, as she expresses it, especially in her Act of Oblation to Merciful Love
Light of Christ for all the Church in Chile: this is Sister Teresa of the Andes, Teresa de Jesús, a Discalced Carmelite nun and the first fruits of holiness of the Teresian Carmel in Latin America