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“Canticle to the Holy Face” – Prayer and Poem by St. Thérèse of Lisieux

St Thérèse of Lisieux had a great devotion to the Holy Face, which compelled her to compose the Prayer of St Therese to the Holy Face of Jesus. In fact, when she entered the Carmelite monastery, Marie Francoise Thérèse Martin … Continue reading

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“By My Holy Face You Will Work Wonders”

Votive Feast of the Holy Face of Our Lord Jesus Christ Deformed in the Passion: This Feast is not found in the Missae pro Aliquibus Locis of most editions of the Roman Missal. The Devotion to the Holy Face has its … Continue reading

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The Holy Face of Jesus

Tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of Lent, the period of forty days of fasting, prayer and almsgiving. It is a time of embracing our crosses with renewed fervour in a spirit of self denial and repentance. Our fasting from … Continue reading

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