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Novena to St. Therese of the Child Jesus

How exciting! Hello, everyone; as many of you may know, in just 10 short days we will celebrate the feast of St. Therese of Lisieux. On October 1st., we honor this great, humble, Carmelite saint and Doctor of the Church … Continue reading

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“In the silence and depths of my heart, O Lord…..”

Hello everyone! This week we celebrated two beautiful and prominent feasts of Carmel! On this past Friday, we celebrated the Feast of St. Bartholomew, and on that very day 450 years ago St. Teresa of Avila founded the Carmel of … Continue reading

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Ave Crux, Spes Unica – Hail Cross, Only Hope!

Hello everyone, Happy feast day, especially to all Carmelites! Today we celebrate the feast of the great Carmelite sister and martyr, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (also known by her birth name, Edith Stein). Edith was a brilliant woman … Continue reading

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“Woman, Behold Your Son.”

Wow, what a week for someone discerning the Call as a Discalced Carmelite Friar and a Priest! Yesterday, we celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Mary is the model Carmelite – her life of fruitful prayer is … Continue reading

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A reflection on St. Teresa of the Andes

Hello everyone! Happy Feast day! Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Teresa of the Andes. St. Teresa’s life here on Earth was remarkably short, she died before she saw her twentieth birthday. Yet in the nineteen years and nine … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Up here in the “Frozen Tundra Unfrozen” the WiFi is a bit spotty, so posting anything has been a little challenging. Even so, it has been good lesson for me to learn – take what God gives you without complaining. … Continue reading

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Happy Feast Day Mary Help of Christians!!!

 Hello everyone! Today we celebrate the Feast of Mary Help of Christians. This is one of my top ten favorite days of the year. I have always had a strong devotion to Our Lady under the title of “Mary Help … Continue reading

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