I have the vocation to be an Apostle... I would like to travel all over the world to preach your name and plant your glorious Cross on the soil of the unbelievers
How I thank you, Mother, for having shown me so much charity... Moreover, who did you give me for a sister? A saint, an angel, as you yourself say!
St. Thérèse writes to Abbé Maurice Bellière, "I am asking Him that you may be not only a good missionary but a saint all on fire with the love of God and souls; I beg you to obtain also for me this love so that I may help you in your apostolic work."
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'
Our holy Mother Teresa of Jesus watches undoubtedly over you in a special manner
The priesthood is a mission received from God; it isn't a job
John’s unique apostolate was to remain close to the Virgin Mary Consider those closest to Christ. Saint John the Apostle grasped what was indispensable for a clear understanding of his master. John never tired of probing and querying Christ. We can see how John thus gained richer insights and fuller explanations, precisely because he went... Continue Reading →