Cardinal Anders Arborelius writes that every "event in life is somehow a participation in the mystery of Christ, which is taking place here and now... Here and now, we live His Passion and Resurrection."
We celebrate the baptism of St. Teresa with an excerpt from the Book of Her Life: "He never tires of giving, nor can He exhaust His mercies. Let us not tire of receiving."
Each one of us is invited to a personal friendship with Jesus. Teresa of Avila speaks about prayer as friendship. We can always remain with our friend Jesus and find our joy in Him, because He rejoices in us.
We recall the birth of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux and share excerpts from the testimony of Pauline Martin concerning the Saint's birth on 2 January 1873
His will is that we should be established in Him, that we should live where He lives, in the unity of love
You, my soul's Good, do not fail those who desire You
May I never seek nor find anything but yourself alone.
"She is Mother to us all in the order of grace"