Christian life here on earth, which is called “the way” in the Acts of the Apostles, is directed toward a transcendent goal which is represented by the heavenly and glorious city of Jerusalem.
This should be the attitude of every soul that enters into its interior courts to contemplate its God... it “falls down in a faint” in a divine swoon before this all-powerful Love
I cannot stand this life any longer; my weakened soul cannot stand it any longer!... Farewell blessed earth; it is to you that I owe my life!...
This year, we present a compilation of our blog posts concerning the passion and death of St. Edith Stein, from Echt to Auschwitz
https://flic.kr/p/9SWcaA Photographer John Piazza writes, "Summer 2002, Rome. If you see this photo anywhere else, know that I took it. Rollei 35, Kodak Tri-X" (©John Piazza, all rights reserved) This homily was preached at the funeral of Fr. Reginald Foster, OCD on January 21, 2021, at Holy Hill Basilica by Fr. Michael Berry, OCD, Provincial.... Continue Reading →
Guy Gaucher, O.C.D., master biographer of St. Thérèse, was ordained Bishop of Meaux, France 19 October 1986
When the Blessed Sacrament was brought into her cell, the Holy Mother raised herself without anyone’s help