"Mary, whom we invoke today under the title of the Blessed Virgin of Mount Carmel... had the mission of engendering in time the eternal Son of God. In her, the maternal vocation reached the peak of its dignity and potential."
Quote of the day, 28 May: St. Edith Stein
St. Edith Stein indicates that there is an inexhaustible source of power for women who are tested beyond their "strength of body and nerves", and "it depends only on knowing one's way and going to this source again and again."
St. Joseph Novena 2022, Day 3: St. Joseph’s Work
I see that God does grant the prayers of His Carmelites since baby and mama are doing so well... I’m sure Saint Joseph will finish his work and you’ll be able to nurse your little darling.
Quote of the day, 4 September: St. Edith Stein
In God's new kingdom, the role of the human couple has changed; it has become a relationship of mother and son
Marie du jour 2021, May 24: St. Edith Stein
The image of the Mother of God demonstrates the basic spiritual attitude which corresponds to woman’s natural vocation
Quote of the day: 29 October
She positively believed that the good Lord couldn't do anything to her if she was in her mother's arms
Quote of the day: 16 October
Read the story of how St. Elizabeth of the Trinity was originally destined to enter the Carmel of Paray-le-Monial
Quote of the day: 3 July
Thursday the wet nurse brought little Thérèse. She did nothing but laugh
Quote of the day: 12 May
I am the little mama of your soul
Quote of the day: 23 January
What is, then, the great sickness of our time and of our people?
Quote of the day: 13 September
She bore much that was painful and did much that was good
Quote of the day: 27 August
The mother must keep pure the atmosphere in which the child is living
Quote of the day: 21 August
That is the life of your Carmelite; she sees infinite horizons unfold
Quote of the day: 2 August
“We went to Mass, and she didn’t come back.” - Mme. Catez
Marie du jour: 14 May
O deign to place us all within thy breast!
Marie du jour: 12 May
I have found favor with this sovereign Virgin in everything I have asked of her
Can a mother have any greater honor?
“To think that all her daughters became Carmelites! Can a mother have any greater honor?”
Mary had learned to listen to the heartbeat of her Son
Quote of the day: 20 April
The wet nurse brought our little Thérèse today
Père Jacques of Jesus offers this meditation on the virginity and maternity of Mary