Today we recall Blessed Maria Candida of the Eucharist, whose Optional Memorial is celebrated in Italy. In the Office of Readings we find this excerpt: "What mystery of love is this intimacy with our Beloved! I reflect on this, sometimes with emotion, and give praise to Him Who is Love!"
"No one has penetrated the depths of the mystery of Christ," St. Elizabeth of the Trinity writes, "except the Blessed Virgin. This is the unspeakable 'secret' that she kept in mind and pondered in her heart..."
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'..."
Cardinal Anders Arborelius writes that every "event in life is somehow a participation in the mystery of Christ, which is taking place here and now... Here and now, we live His Passion and Resurrection."
Her Name causes past memories to be taken away and deeply touches the intimate feelings of our soul.
How all the saints remain in the shadows when we look at the Blessed Virgin’s light!
St. Therese had a particular devotion for the mystery of the Incarnation
Not just one person of the Holy Trinity finds his rest within us, but the entire Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
St. Elizabeth of the Trinity writes, “In the light of eternity the soul sees things as they really are.”
Let us in spirit make our way to Carmel’s mountain height; our Virgin Mother calls us there to gather flowers of light.
Elijah got up, ate and drank, and the food gave him enough strength to walk forty days to Sinai, the holy mountain. (1 Kings 19:8)