Carmelite nuns are here only to pray, and they are not readily denied anything
In my dealings with the Society I hold their concerns close to my heart and would lay down my life for them
The official website of the Archives of the Carmel of Lisieux offers a sample of mail received from the front line, a selection of illustrated letters, postcards and holy cards, as well as ex-voto offerings from grateful soldiers.
Discalced Carmelite martyr of the Spanish Civil war who was executed on 15th August 1936. "Blessed be he who arranges everything for our good! In possessing him, we possess everything."
"One thing alone is certain: that God is and that his hand holds us in being."
The qualities of nonviolence are many; courage and human greatness stand above the rest
"Take courage, the order of the Blessed Virgin will flourish"
We must be willing to accept generously the will of God, whatever it is, because it will always be what is best for us."