Titus Brandsma writes to a formator many years later, "You came to my bedside [as a second-year philosophy student] and would not allow me to think about my studies, you wouldn’t even allow me to talk about philosophy... More than a professor, for me you were a father."
St. Thérèse explains that during her novitiate she had difficulty during her one-on-one sessions with her novice mistress: "I had never become accustomed to speaking about my soul and I didn’t know how to express what was going on within it."
We are speaking to other souls that, in the end, enter the castle: they entrust themselves to our Lord and reflect on who they are, although in a rather hurried fashion
O deign to place us all within thy breast!
Ask the Virgin Mary to be your guide - to be your star, the lantern that shines for you amid the darkness of your life. Saint Teresa of the Andes Learn more about the Virgen del Carmen
The image of the Mother of God demonstrates the basic spiritual attitude which corresponds to woman’s natural vocation