It was absolute solitude, that solitude in which God speaks to the heart
We wanted to open ourselves and sought for a star to show us the right way
Too little love is a worse offense against the Divine Heart than too much
Edith Stein was received into the Cologne Carmel as just another postulant
I want to become a saint to give glory to God
“Jesus!” That was her last word. She expressed the tenderness of her entire life.
On 5 February 1895 Céline Martin was clothed in the habit of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in the Carmel of Lisieux
Nota Bene: Míriada Hispánica is the academic review published by the University of Virginia Hispanic Studies Program. The most recent issue, No. 16, is dedicated as a festschrift in homage to Professor Alison Weber upon her retirement from the University as Professor of Spanish. Well known among Carmelites for her groundbreaking work Teresa de Avila... Continue Reading →
"Nothing whatsoever can happen except as it pleases God to allow it. And, in regard to that, I am completely at peace."
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 →
Excerpted from Scene 2 of The Flight Into Egypt, Pious Recreation 6 by Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (21 January 1896) Saint Joseph enters, carrying his tools. THE BLESSED VIRGIN, with a tone of gentle reproach. Joseph, you've been away a long time, why do you work such long days? SAINT JOSEPH O, Mary! Let me spend... Continue Reading →