Tag Archives: Carmelites

St Teresa of Avila

St Teresa by Bernini A Guest Post, kindly written by William Ockham. Today is the Feast of St. Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus. Teresa was a Carmelite nun, writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of … Continue reading

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St. John of the Cross. The Holy Father’s General Audience

JOHN OF THE CROSS: PURIFY THE HEART IN ORDER TO MEET CHRIST VATICAN CITY, 16 FEB 2011 (VIS) – In his general audience today, held in the Paul VI Hall, the Pope focused his attention on St. John of the … Continue reading

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Teresa Benedicta a Cruce

“Blessed by the Cross” – to the world a laughable contradiction in terms, but to the Saint, following in the footsteps of her crucified Saviour, it was a name synonymous with a profound and radical way of living … and … Continue reading

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