• TeresaVIDEOchoir
      October 14, 2014
      “Nada te Turbe” (Let Nothing Disturb You) was a prayer found in the breviary of Teresa of Ávila, written in her own hand. The video below is one of two virtual choirs produced for the celebration of St. Teresa of Jesus's 500th birthday.
    • carmeloflisieux
      October 5, 2014
      After many years of work, the renovation of St. Thérèse’s home, the Carmel of Lisieux, has come to a close. Today, it looks just like it did in her day. The strong weather of Normandy and the stream near which the convent was built in 1838 had caused significant deterioration. Mold was a major culprit, penetrating some portions of the walls and making parts of the building essentially unlivable.
    • therese2WEB
      October 1, 2014
      St. Therese believed that the people of her time lived in too great fear of God's judgment. The fear was stifling and did not allow people to experience the freedom of the children of God. St. Therese knew from her life that God is merciful love;
    • Teresa-Icon
      October 14, 2014
      Saint Teresa's best known quotation about prayer comes from her book, The Way of Perfection. There she says, "Prayer is a close sharing between friends." But what does she mean by "close sharing"? This is why this longer quotation about prayer, "Vocal prayer must be accompanied by reflection," from her book, The Interior Castle, is a favorite quotation on prayer. It explains in detail what Teresa means by "sharing between friends."
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