Blessed Chiquitunga led an active apostolic life in Paraguay's Catholic Action movement prior to entering Carmel. In this prayer, she pleads with God: "let this ardor of my heart change into an intense life of union with You, beloved Master, of intense apostolate for Your glory..."
To be a disciple of Jesus — Silvio José Báez, O.C.D.
To be a disciple of Jesus means to take up the cross and follow him
Carmelite spirituality: apostolic or contemplative?
Carmelite spirituality is not contemplative and apostolic. It is apostolic because it is contemplative
12 July: Saints Louis Martin and Marie Azelie Guerin
Do as I did: pray, and you will not be carried away by the current.
The cry of my heart
This sweet nectar surrounds me, this merciful love penetrates me
Quote of the day: 9 April
My soul was united very profoundly, I assure you, to the divine joys which flooded yours in those two great days of your ordination and first Mass [28–29 May 1904]. I would have wished that this brief note, which tells you of my entire union with you, might have reached you sooner; that wasn't possible... Continue Reading →
Quote of the day: 22 October
Faith alone reveals to us the meaning of the human condition
Quote of the day: 19 September
What I need is the fire of love
12 July: Saint Louis Martin and Zelie Guerin
Do as I did: pray, and you will not be carried away by the current
Quote of the day: 29 May
Love of my God, my soul searches for You alone
Novena to St. John of the Cross – Day 9
"Out of sight, out of mind"
Novena to Saints Louis and Zélie Martin – Day 9
We must be willing to accept generously the will of God, whatever it is, because it will always be what is best for us."