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St. Teresa of Ávila’s Lesson of Resolve in the Face of Attacks on the Church

The great Doctor of the Church reminds us that, in times when ‘God has so many enemies and so few friends,’ we must strive to become holier and ensure ‘that these few friends be good ones.’ Edward Pentin Blogs: Throughout human … Continue reading

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Saint John of the Cross, pray for us!

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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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Mystery of Hope

In these terrible times we are living in, when anarchy, hatred and violence (the devil’s tools) are everywhere we look, it is fitting to recall Our Lord’s promise that He will not leave us orphans. He has given us His … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel, pray for us!

Litany of Intercession to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, … Continue reading

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Praise of Glory – Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

“A praise of Glory is a soul of silence that remains like a lyre under the mysterious touch of the Holy Spirit so that He may draw from it divine harmonies; it knows that suffering is a string that produces … Continue reading

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