Lenten Lessons in the Little Way from the Autobiography of the Little Flower
‘The Church celebrates the sacraments as a priestly community structured by the baptismal priesthood and the priesthood of ordained ministers.’ (CCC 1132)
This book by the Sisters of Life is a marvelous source of inspiration.
The Little Flower — God’s ‘little rascal’ — achieved great sanctity within the short span of her life
‘When it comes to suicide,’ says Msgr. Charles Pope, ‘we must be very careful to remember that there is a person and a story, and this is very precious to God.’
This unconventional pro-life playbook confirms the words of Jesus to his disciples: ‘Be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.’
It was in gratitude for the “saving shield” of God’s merciful grace that both Thérèse and Mary poured out their lives in loving sacrifice for the salvation of souls.