St. Edith Stein departed from Cologne bound for Echt, Holland on the night of 31 December 1938. In a farewell poem, she wrote: "In the heart of Jesus, which was pierced, The kingdom of heaven and the land of earth are bound together. Here is for us the source of life."
The bells of the cathedral have just finished their beautiful ringing in of the Feast of the Immaculata
I will now be allowed to spend the feast of St. Teresa as her child. Tomorrow morning I enter the Carmel of Cologne-Lindenthal.
During Lent I was allowed a beautiful task: to prepare a Mass and Office for a Feast of Regina Pacis