For all those who worked for the love of God and love of neighbor... may the merciful God reward them with his crown of glory...
St. Raphael of St. Joseph provides an answer to the question, "How does one become perfect and holy?"
St. Raphael Kalinowski contributed greatly to the restoration of the Discalced Carmelites in Poland. He founded a convent for the friars at Wadowice, where St. John Paul II visited as a young man and "received many graces there".
At the foot of the cross, seeing its savior drink the bitter chalice to the very dregs, solely out of love for her, seeing him immolate himself for her sins, the soul dissolves with love for him
We who are doubly the children of Mary should imitate her, to be enriched as faithful children with the fruits of her maternity
Approaching confession from the abyss of her misery, she casts off everything, desiring to preserve in herself only the image of God according to which she was created
Holy Virgin, Immaculate Mother, look with compassion on the oppressions of my soul that is forever wedded to You
This indwelling of God in the soul of the just explains to us the extraordinary deeds in the lives of the saints
If we obey the pope, we obey the Lord Jesus, according to his own words addressed to Peter and the other apostles