For the birthday of a novice, Sr. Martha of Jesus, St. Thérèse wrote a poem on 16 July 1894. It reads, in part: "Close to you, O my loving Mother! I've found rest for my heart..."
Marie du jour 2022, 5 May: Mother Agnès of Jesus
Life is so short! What happiness it is to think of that, to tell ourselves that tomorrow we shall be in Heaven, near Jesus Who loved us enough to die for us, near Mary who loved us...
Marie du jour 2022, 4 May: St. Teresa of Avila
In all that I say in this book I submit to what our Mother the Holy Roman Church holds... If there should be anything good in this work, may it be for the honor and glory of God and the service of His most Blessed Mother, our Lady and Patroness, whose habit I wear despite my being very unworthy to do so.
Marie du jour 2022, 3 May: St. Elizabeth of the Trinity
Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity writes to her beloved Abbé Chevignard in 1903, "To think that God calls us by our vocation to live in this holy light! What an adorable mystery of charity! I would like to respond to it by living on earth as the Blessed Virgin did, 'keeping all these things in my heart'..."
Marie du jour 2022, May 2: Hermann Cohen
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.
Marie du jour 2022, May 1: St. John of the Cross
St. John of the Cross exclaims: "the Mother of God and all things are mine, and God himself in mine and for me, because Christ is mine and all for me."
Marie du jour 2020: 31 May
I imagine her passing by so beautiful, so calm and so majestic
Marie du jour 2020: 30 May
Mary rejoices because she is the bearer of Emmanuel, of ‘God with us’
Marie du jour 2020: 29 May
The soul does no more than disclose to the Beloved her need and suffering
Marie du jour 2020: 28 May
I wander in spirit to this special place of veneration of Our Lady of the Scapular
Marie du jour 2020: 27 May
To live always in the house of God and be daughters of the Virgin
Marie du jour 2020: 26 May
The kingdom of God began on earth when the blessed Virgin spoke her “Be it unto me"
Marie du jour 2020: 25 May
The refugees recited the Rosary together each evening
Marie du jour 2020: 24 May
I had the joy of receiving Communion at Notre-Dame des Victoires
Marie du jour 2020: 23 May
She always had great trust and tender devotion for the Blessed Virgin
Marie du jour 2020: 22 May
The Blessed Virgin Mary was a prime presence in God's plan
Marie du jour 2020: 21 May
The house of Saint John becomes your only refuge
Marie du jour 2020: 20 May
I will be very united to you in the soul of the Virgin
Marie du jour 2020: 19 May
Let us, imitate in some way the great humility of the Blessed Virgin
Marie du jour 2020: 18 May
The Virgin praying alone in the hidden, silent room