Saint Albert of Trápani was a model of purity and prayer and a devoted servant of Our Lady
She had already known when she moved to her 'Nazareth' that her aim was the 'desert' of Carmel. But she had to await the Lord’s hour.
The house of Bethany was the delight of Jesus when He was on earth... The Carmelite being close to Jesus reproduces that intimate life now...
He proclaimed human dignity and the freedom of the Church, even in the throes of degrading persecution and death
Grant us grace to climb Mount Carmel and to learn that love is loss. Guide us still our ways outdistance all earth’s treasures save the cross.
How I wish I could fill you with these thoughts... so that there is nothing before you but God! Then, what peace, what joy we might experience
"Nothing whatsoever can happen except as it pleases God to allow it. And, in regard to that, I am completely at peace."
Although he was an excellent soldier and a great leader, he never permitted these personal talents to prevail over the supreme action that comes from God