As I return from my pilgrimage to Lisieux, allow me also to invoke the little Carmelite, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, who has many close ties with Vietnam
After fifty years of eremitical life, to find oneself suddenly displaced... this is a real martyrdom
After a passage of two months, the nuns arrived at New York on the 2nd of July, Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
We believe the apparitions of Our Lady to Sister Lucia in the Carmel of Coimbra over the 57 years she lived there were made in her cell
She found the strength not to betray priests and friends of the community, facing death with integrity
God wishes religious to be religious — in such a way that they be done with all and that all be done with them
For a long time we have been writing a card only in most urgent cases. But now I am permitted to go beyond that...
...where souls stand before the face of God in solitude and silence in order to be quickening love in the heart of the church.
The day of my Habit Reception, 6th April 1883, my poor little Thérèse, who was very sick at that time, came to embrace me before the ceremony
Read the story of how St. Elizabeth of the Trinity was originally destined to enter the Carmel of Paray-le-Monial
When the Blessed Sacrament was brought into her cell, the Holy Mother raised herself without anyone’s help