Tag Archives: St. Therese of Lisieux

St. Therese and my New Year’s Resolution to offer it up

Also posted at Catholic Insight The inspiration for my New Year’s resolution came to me as I cautiously steered my car along a snow-covered, traffic-snarled road on my morning commute. The snow continued to fall, the roads were a congested … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face

“On the day of her religious profession she prayed that no soul be damned today. She saw herself as a Bride of Christ and a Mother of Souls. Indeed she had entered Carmel to save souls and to pray for … Continue reading

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Charles Peguy and Spiritual Childhood

When we think of “the little way” our thoughts naturally turn towards St. Therese of Lisieux, the Little Flower herself. In her young life, she articulated and embodied what it means to be a spiritual child: childlike, not childish, endowed … Continue reading

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St. Therese and the Canticle of Love

Also posted at The New Evangelist/Companions of the Cross When I recently met with my spiritual director, I told him about the restless desire I have been experiencing to go deeper into my faith life and the feeling of wanting … Continue reading

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