"To found a monastery where there will be only fifteen nuns and no possibility for any increase in numbers. They will practice a very strict enclosure and thus never go out or be seen without veils covering their faces. Their lives will be founded on prayer and mortification."
Too little love is a worse offense against the Divine Heart than too much
The fate of our Spanish sisters tells us what we must be prepared for
through my tears, my heart abounds with joy READING April 10, 1888 … Thérèse, my little Queen, entered Carmel yesterday! God alone could demand such a sacrifice, but He’s helping me so powerfully that through my tears, my heart abounds with joy. One who loves you, Louis Martin. From Louis Martin to the Nogrix family... Continue Reading →
On 7 May 1919, Saint Teresa of Jesus of the Andes entered the Discalced Carmelite monastery of the Holy Spirit in the township of Los Andes, roughly 90 kilometers from her family in the capital of Santiago, Chile. Years later, her brother Luis testified for her process of beatification and canonization: "Juanita chose the poorest... Continue Reading →