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Why We Rejoice on Ascension Thursday

Have you ever wished Jesus was still here walking the face of the Earth? Have you found “celebrating” the Ascension of the Lord this fortieth day after Easter a bit uneasy? 444 more words

Thérèse quote: "Speaking of clouds...a thunderbolt fell...it seemed that God was so near."

“Speaking of clouds, I remember how one day when we were out, the blue sky became overcast and a storm came on, accompanied by vivid lightning.

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Little Flower

Speak Lord: God our King

The responsorial psalm at Mass tomorrow, the 5th Sunday of Easter has the Church bless God’s name for his goodness, compassion and mercy. It has us look forward to when all creation will acknowledge God’s goodness and return to his loving rule. 195 more words

Catholic Faith

What an Illusion!

What an illusion! … We wish never to fall? Well, what difference does it make, O Lord, if I fall at every instant? It will make me realize my weakness, and I shall derive great profit from it.

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Invincible Weapons

O Jesus, my whole strength lies in prayer and sacrifice; these are my invincible weapons, and experience has taught me that the heart is won by them rather than by words.

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#WorthRevisit: St. Therese

At daily Mass on Monday, Father gave me two hosts.

Actually, he gave most people two hosts, unless they receive on the tongue.

The gentleman in line ahead of me stopped, looked at his hand, and said to Father, “You gave me two.” 452 more words


Media: Retrieving Women’s Voices in the Christian Theological Tradition: Four Doctors of the Church, by Elizabeth A. Dreyer

Because of a new publication by SSCS member Elizabeth Dreyer, a new category has been added to this blog: Media. Available in DVD, CD, and MP3 formats, Dreyer’s  50 more words

Teresa Of Avila