Père Jacques of Jesus was the French Carmelite whose bravery during Nazi occupation inspired the film, 'Au Revoir, Les Enfants'
There is a repulsion against death because we are destined for immortality
"I never sought anything but the truth," gasped St Thérèse on her deathbed. When crisis deepens, Carmelites search for prayer, silence, perfection, and truth
"... to commune with God within the recesses of our soul through abandonment. There lies the key to God’s love and peace."