In his canticles "For the Love of Jesus Christ", which were published in 1851, the Servant of God Hermann Cohen wrote a summary of his vocation in the dedication pages of the book, closing with a hymn of praise to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament: "Throw yourselves at His Feet; give Him your heart, and He will bless you."
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.
Especially during Lent try to have periods of solitude, silence, and recollection alone with Jesus in the desert. Minister to him with the angels, work for him after the example of St. Joseph in the home of Nazareth and live in the world as if not living there...
"Especially during Lent try to have periods of solitude, silence, and recollection alone with Jesus in the desert. Minister to him with the angels, work for him after the example of St. Joseph in the home of Nazareth..."
You must try to maintain a deep peace in yourself and not allow yourself to become troubled. Ask Jesus to command the winds and the storms and bring about calm and tranquility in [your] inner life.
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.
Come to this heavenly feast which has been prepared by eternal wisdom. Come, draw near. Abandon your baubles and empty dreams, cast off the rags that cover you. Ask Jesus for the shining robe of pardon, then with a new heart, with a pure heart quench your thirst at the limpid fountain of his love.
As Magdalen shed tears and poured perfume over the feet of Jesus, may you never tire of offering your prayers, aspirations and gifts before the tabernacle
At the moment of Benediction, though I was not kneeling like the congregation, I felt something deep within me
I am the daughter of the Lord, the mother of the messiah, the spouse of the Holy Spirit... I am the woman promised to the world
I felt something deep within me as if I had found myself. It was like the prodigal son facing himself
During Advent each novice in turn was allowed to have in his cell for twenty-four hours at a time, a little statue representing the divine Infant
Some verses alone of that divine book scattered my doubts and caused an unexpected and indefectible light to fall on my eyes