Loving God, your servant, Titus Brandsma, laboured zealously in your vineyard and gave his life freely because of his faith in you. Through his intercession I ask for your mercy and help. Father, Titus never refused when he was asked for help by your people. In his name, I come to you with my needs: (mention requests.) Lord, help me always to imitate the great faith, generous love, and burning zeal of Titus Brandsma. Glorify ...
May the Lord be praised, who saved me from myself. ~ St. Teresa of Avila
Living in a Eucharistic Way means coming out of oneself, out of the narrowness of one's life, and growing into the immensity of life in Christ. - St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
Albert was born (after twenty-six years of sterile marriage) of Benedict degli Abati and Joan Palizi, both of whom promised to consecrate him to the Lord. While the boy was still of a tender age, his father thought of arranging an honourable marriage for him; but his mother was able to make her husband keep their vow.
If you do not practice sweet silence, it will be impossible for you to taste the things of God. - St. Elizabeth of the Trinity
I can nourish myself on nothing but the truth. -St. Therese of Lisieux
He is perfectly aware of our frail nature. -St. Therese of Lisieux
Titus Brandsma, Dutch priest, educator, journalist and modern mystic, has much to say to Twenty-first Century Christians. His joyful countenance in the face of chronic illness and finally, at the torturous hands of the Nazi’s, is a study in humankind’s sharing of its portion of the Cross of Christ.
Parents of the Virgin Mary, Protectors of the Order