En fin soy hija de la Iglesia… “Finally, I am a daughter of the Church.”
Quote of the day, 2 October: Blessed Anne of St. Bartholomew
Two days before her death, she said to me once when we were alone: "My child, the hour of my death has come."
Quote of the day, 11 September: Cardinal Anders Arborelius, O.C.D.
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.
Quote of the day, 31 August: St. Elizabeth of the Trinity
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
Quote of the day, 25 August: St. Mary of Jesus Crucified
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!...
The Passion of Edith Stein, 2021: A compilation
This year, we present a compilation of our blog posts concerning the passion and death of St. Edith Stein, from Echt to Auschwitz
Quote of the day, 27 June: St. John of the Cross
The soul does not fear death when she loves; rather she desires it.
Marie du jour 2021, 12 May: St. Teresa of Avila
I have found favor with this sovereign Virgin in everything I have asked of her
Quote of the day, 12 April: Michael D. Griffin, O.C.D.
On Monday, April 12, at 7:15 P.M., Teresa of the Andes sweetly fell asleep in the arms of God
Quote of the day, 12 February: Brother Lawrence
"My God, I am all yours; Lord, fashion me according to your heart."
Fr. Reginald Foster’s Funeral Homily — Discalced Carmelite Friars
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 →
Quote of the day, 20 January: Hermann Cohen
You must look on death as the day of your true espousals with Jesus for all eternity.
Bishop Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. dies at 69
Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D., was the Bishop of the Diocese of Trujillo, Venezuela
Quote of the day: 19 October
Guy Gaucher, O.C.D., master biographer of St. Thérèse, was ordained Bishop of Meaux, France 19 October 1986
Quote of the day: 14 October
When the Blessed Sacrament was brought into her cell, the Holy Mother raised herself without anyone’s help
Quote of the day: 30 September
"Oh! I would not want to suffer for a shorter time!"
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 8
What do death and life mean to me? Jesus, my joy is to love you!
Quote of the day: 26 September
See, that's an image of me, my life is hanging on by a tiny thread.
Quote of the day: 22 September
What a grace to have faith! If I didn't have faith, I would have killed myself...
Quote of the day: 19 August
Prayer can mean stretching out my hand, in the faith that he clasps my wrist