These visits form a small portion of my cross
I am asking Him that you may be not only a good missionary but a saint
I would be a missionary, not for a few years only
Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus, thou who hast been rightly proclaimed the Patroness
I convened a chapter in Lisbon; I sent friars to the Congo
It seemed to me this battle was against the heretics
The death of the first Discalced Carmelite missionaries was like the grain of wheat that 'dies'
Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face has radiated her missionary ardor in the world
Our holy Mother Teresa of Jesus watches undoubtedly over you in a special manner
I owe much in my youth to this Carmelite Scapular.
St. John Paul II described the vocation of lay members of the Carmelite order as "men and women called to live the Carmelite charism in the world... follow the example of Elijah"