Quote of the day, 17 May: St. Thérèse of Lisieux

The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch reports: "The towering dome of St. Peter's was alight with a multitude of tallow torches last night while all Rome celebrated the sanctification of the Blessed Sister Therese of the Infant Jesus, who was made a saint yesterday with all the mystic solemnity and splendor the Roman Catholic Church could command."

Marie du jour 2022, 12 May: Titus Brandsma

In 1915, Titus Brandsma wrote an article that was published in the review 'Karmelrozen' that describes Saturday Marian devotions in Carmelite churches. "Simply by thinking of Mary's help," he wrote, "we feel ourselves strengthened in our weakness."

Quote of the day, 12 March: Pope Gregory XV

The chief among Teresa’s virtues was the love of God, which our Lord Jesus Christ increased by means of many visions and revelations. She not only submitted all her exterior actions to the judgment of her superiors with the greatest humility of spirit but also all her thoughts.

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