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The Spouse of Virgins


13. The Spouse of Virgins

Radha in Athens cites a number of historical figures who described experiences similar to her own in devotion to a spiritual Beloved. 1,397 more words


"A Great Grace": Community Among the Difficult

Breathe, O breathe Thy loving Spirit,
Into every troubled breast!
Let us all in Thee inherit;
Let us find that second rest.
Take away our bent to sinning; 561 more words


Taste and See: beloved children of God

The second reading on Sunday,  the Solemnity of All Saints, came from the first letter of St John.

Think of the love that the Father has lavished on us,

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Following in the footsteps of Thérèse

A long-time devotee visits the home of a favorite saint in Lisieux, France

By Alya B. Honasan
Philippine Daily Inquirer

THE SHRINE of St. Thérèse at the Carmel in Lisieux. 1,471 more words

souls are more different than faces

Thérèse of Lisieux:

How different are the variety of ways through which the Lord leads souls! Souls are more different than faces.

Recalls this passage from Lewis.

Truth & Prophets

Book: Accidental Theologians: Four Women Who Shaped Christianity, by Elizabeth A. Dreyer

Elizabeth Dreyer’s new book offers an introduction to four of the most important women theologians and spiritual teachers in the Christian tradition. Its publisher, Franciscan Media, offers the following summary: 195 more words


Even When He Tells You, It's Still a Mystery

I leave to great souls and lofty minds the beautiful books I cannot understand, much less put into practice, and I rejoice that I am little because children alone and those who resemble them will be admitted to the heavenly banquet.

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