St. Andrew Corsini was made bishop of Fiesole on October 13th, 1349, and gave the Church a wonderful example of love, apostolic zeal, prudence, and love of the poor.
After being made bishop of Patti and Lipari in 1354, St. Peter Thomas was entrusted with many papal missions to promote peace and unity with the Eastern Churches.
Saint Kuriakos Elias Chavara was the co-founder and first prior general of the congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate
St. Maria Maravillas had a true, passionate zeal for the glory of God and the salvation of souls. Even while living a life of poverty in the cloister she helped those who were in need, initiating apostolic, social and charitable works.
O my God, Trinity Whom I adore, help me to forget myself entirely that I may be established in You as still and as peaceful as if my soul were already in eternity.
The chief among Teresa’s virtues was the love of God, which our Lord Jesus Christ increased by means of many visions and revelations... she saw an angel with a flaming dart piercing her heart.
The saint was noted for her supernatural gifts, especially for humility, for her devotion to the Holy Spirit, and her great love for the Church and the Pope.
Lord God, you willed that Blessed John Soreth should renew religious life and establish communities for women in the Order of Carmel.
He proclaimed human dignity and the freedom of the Church, even in the throes of degrading persecution and death
Let Carmel echo joyfully the dying hymns that soared above when Compiègne so gladly gave its greatest witness to God’s love
May the prayers of your martyrs Blessed Alphonsus Mary and companions, prevail with you, Lord, on our behalf
May the power of your love fill our hearts also and stir us to ever more generous efforts in your service