I wish I were a painter so I could make you a sketch of the scene that surrounds me [...] the moonlight is flooding our cell through the frosted window panes, it's ravishing [...] All is calm and silent, and that makes me think of the night when the little Jesus was given to us.
Mary was always "full of grace," the "all beautiful." What is the secret behind the beauty of Mary's life? The Virgin Mary was the transparency of God.
He took on our human nature and elevated it in the beauty of God, and consequently all creatures, since in human nature he was united with them all
We hear every day of many murders, lost reputations, insults, squandered fortunes, rivalries, quarrels, and of so many adulteries, rapes, and fornications.
Oh! How beautiful is this good Mother! How good she is!
The soul here cannot comprehend God perfectly
Haifa is a model of peaceful coexistence between religions
Holy Spirit Creator of all!
Her face radiated an ineffable tenderness and goodness
“Take heart, dear children; here I am, your Mother!”
"Being unable to invite you to the Nuptial Blessing which was given on Mount Carmel..."
"Rise again on God’s creation bring to bloom this arid place"
“Virgo fidelis”: that is, Faithful Virgin, “who kept all these things in her heart.” [Lk. 2:19] She remained so little, so recollected in God’s presence, in the seclusion of the temple, that she drew down upon herself the delight of the Holy Trinity: “Because He has looked upon the lowliness of His servant, henceforth all... Continue Reading →