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Saint Teresa of Avila, pray for us!

St. Teresa of Avila (1515–1582), the great Spanish Carmelite nun, mystic, and Doctor of the Church, most famous for her classic spiritual writings, The Interior Castle and The Way of Perfection, also wrote the famous poem below, Nada Te Turbe. Above in her original … Continue reading

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How do I find time to pray?

Ask a Carmelite Sister… Dear Sister, Is there a best time to pray, given all the activities each day holds for me – working at my job and caring for and being with my family makes a very full day? … Continue reading

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St. Teresa Benedicta, (Edith Stein) – August 9

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross On August 9 the Catholic Church remembers St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as St. Edith Stein. St. Teresa converted from Judaism to Catholicism in the course of her work as a … Continue reading

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Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, a Carmelite nun from Dijon, died 94 years ago today in 1906 at age 26. Yesterday, 8th November, was her memorial day. Together with two other Carmelite nuns, Teresa of Avila and Teresa Benedicta of … Continue reading

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All Are Called To Mysticism-OFFICIAL!

Interview with Carmelite Father Luigi Borriello By Miriam Diez i Bosch ROME, SEPT. 1, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Mysticism is not just a secondary aspect of theology, but is something that all people are called to, says Father Luigi Borriello. The Carmelite … Continue reading

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