After many attempts in the 17th and 18th centuries, the Servant of God Hermann Cohen was the Discalced Carmelite friar sent by Pope Pius IX to convert England in 1862.
I was very moved and felt the Lord was touching me. When the priest raised the host, my tears began to flow.
Adorable sacrament, blessed spring from which my dry lips can drink the first fruits of eternal life, my heart is filled with joy. I need to bless you and sing your praises in songs of joy and thanksgiving.
Yesterday, Lord, it was you I was looking for in the people of my own flesh and blood in those who loved me Today, Lord, it is you who I have found in strangers, in foreigners in those who do not love me
The Carmelite must ascend the Tabor of Carmel and be clothed with the garments of penance that will make her more like Jesus.
At the moment of Benediction, though I was not kneeling like the congregation, I felt something deep within me
I felt something deep within me as if I had found myself. It was like the prodigal son facing himself
Some verses alone of that divine book scattered my doubts and caused an unexpected and indefectible light to fall on my eyes
I love Jesus Christ—this is what I want to proclaim