COMMENTARY: A brief look at the dark period of 1533-1539 tells us that, right now, God is raising up the apostles and saints of the 21st century whom he will use to respond to the challenges of our difficult time in ways you and I can't even imagine.
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The great Doctor of the Church reminds us that, in times when ‘God has so many enemies and so few friends,’ we must strive to become holier and ensure ‘that these few friends be good ones.’
The Spanish Carmelite reformer and doctor of the Church suffered through many debilitating illnesses and physical pain, nurturing a life of deep contemplative prayer.
St. Teresa’s spiritual writings continue to bring new converts to the faith centuries after her death.
SAINTS & ART: St. Teresa’s pursuit of spiritual perfection extended into reform of her religious community and rich blessings for the entire Church.
BOOK PICK: Dan Burke’s latest read focuses on spiritual warfare and the wisdom of St. Teresa of Avila.
St. Teresa taught us that whether our life is short or long, we must determine to serve the Lord today.
This Saturday, the Vatican will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the recognition of the holiness of Sts. Teresa of Avila, Francis Xavier, Ignatius of Loyola, Philip Neri and Isidore of Madrid.