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More mercy

The experience of mercy, the priest explained, is what Pope Francis hopes for this jubilee year.  Not the definition or theology, not talking about mercy or learning more about it, but experiencing it and living it. 461 more words

Faith Journey

The Gendered Soul

Sarah Biggs, anthropology and religious studies

Written for REL-R300: Nuns and Guns

Instructor: Sonia Velasquez

Saint Teresa of Avila was born in Spain in the mid-16th century. 2,653 more words


Novena to St. Teresa of Avila

Say the prayer corresponding to the day you are at once a day for nine consecutive days. This Novena was written by St. Alphonsus of Liguori. 1,314 more words


Prayer to St. Teresa of Avila (Raccolta 565)

O Saint Teresa, seraphic Virgin, beloved spouse of thy crucified Lord, thou who on earth didst burn with a love so intense toward thy God and my God, and now dost glow with a brighter and purer flame in paradise: obtain for me also, I beseech thee, a spark of that same holy fire which shall cause me to forget the world, all things created, and even myself; for thou didst ever avidly desire to see Him loved by all men. 67 more words


St. Teresa of Avila and Watering the Garden

Common Stages in the Spiritual Journey: Early Wisdom from St. Teresa of Avila

The spiritual journey has some different elements to it than many of us learned about when we were growing up. 1,641 more words

Reflections On My Great Spiritual Adventure

The meditative traditions of the Eastern Religions are also reflected in the traditions of Christianity, particularly among the Medieval Mystics

Within the Christian religion, there is a strong contemplative tradition of prayer that serves to guide the individual on the path inward, in much the same way as in the meditative practices of Buddhism. 1,449 more words

December 25, 2015

I enjoy Christmas as a festival celebrating family and loved ones, and I particularly enjoy celebrating Christmas with our son Theo, who like most children, enjoy the anticipation of this special day of trees, gifts and songs. 341 more words