Remembering St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus

Remembering St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus

Originally posted on: http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2012/10/carmelite-sisters-remembering-st-therese-of-lisieux/How is it that those of us living today know anything at all about this young obscure nun, Sister Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, who...
Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 7

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 7

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 7 – November 12“The Divine assails the human soul in order to renew it and thus to make it Divine.”St. John of the Cross ~ Dark Night of the SoulWhen Jesus issues His invitation: “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must...
Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 5

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 5

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 5 “O my God! I am just too happy of my little sacrifice!”one of the Compiègne Carmelite Nuns (unidentified) as she ascended the scaffoldThe 16 Carmelite Martyrs of CompiègneThe French Revolution and its immediate aftermath –...
Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 4

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 4

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 4“I am resolved to give complete obedience in everything without exception, not only to my superiors, but also to my equals and inferiors, so as to learn from you, my God, who made yourself obedient in far more difficult...
Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 2

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 2

Feast of All Carmelite Saints ~ Novena Day 2 – November 7“Who can make me happier than God? In Him, I find everything. God is infinite joy!”St. Teresa of the AndesAlthough she was a Carmelite nun living in Chile in the early 20th century, St. Teresa of the Andes...