From the hand of Teresa of Jesus, Henry de Ossó understands that love for Christ has to be the center of his work: a love of Christ that captivates and attracts people, winning them to the Gospel.
Virtue always inspires love, and I hope in His Majesty that those living in this house will with the help of God always be virtuous
All that comes from God is wise and loving. We have only to accept his will with thanksgiving and adoration; it is what is best for us.
Saint Teresa sends New Years greetings to Father Nicolás Doria through the kindness of Madre María de San José in Seville
O my Hope, my Father, my Creator, and my true Lord and Brother! When I consider how You say that Your delights are with the children of the earth, my soul rejoices greatly.
This one friar who is so great a servant of God is so weak from all that he has suffered that I fear for his life
Any attempt to arrive at a mysticism without dogma is contrary to the doctrine of Saint John of the Cross and to the very nature of contemplation.
On the First Sunday of Advent, 28 November 1568, Fray Antonio de Heredia and St. John of the Cross began to observe the "Primitive Rule" of Pope Innocent IV in Duruelo, Spain. St Teresa describes their convent.
Fray Antonio de Heredia and Fray José de Cristo left for Duruelo on 27 November 1568 to begin the Teresian Reform for men on the next day, the First Sunday of Advent, 28 November.
"I remember that when my mother died I was twelve years old or a little less." Doña Beatriz Ahumada made her last will and testament on 24 November 1528.
Here are the beginning paragraphs of St. Teresa's commentary on the Lord's Prayer: "You desire that He consider us His children, because Your word cannot fail."
St. Teresa of Jesus said: “The Lord doesn't look so much at the greatness of our works as at the love with which they are done.”
Existe una fuente para escribir en ordenador con los caracteres teresianos. Su creador fue el P. Martín M. Larios. Se puede instalar en los ordenadores como una fuente más, pero con la particularidad de que al escribir podemos hacerlo con los mismos rasgos que santa Teresa. Un trabajo minucioso que ha llevado a escanear miles de palabras... Continue Reading →
Do You perhaps, Lord, abandon the wretched or withdraw from the poor beggar when he wants to come to You?
His Majesty knows best what is suitable for us. There's no need for us to be advising Him about what He should give us
The ninth poem in the generally acknowledged collection of St. Teresa's poetry is her brief meditation 'On Patience' called 'Nada Te Turbe'. We present two English translations and a commentary by Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D.
Holy Mother Teresa, look down from heaven and see; visit this vineyard of yours, and perfect what your right hand has planted.