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Novena to St. Teresa of Avila

Hello everybody! As you all know, the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila is coming up on October 15th. St. Teresa is the Foundress – the “Holy Mother” – of the Discalced Carmelite Order. She is a great saint, Mystic … Continue reading

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Happy Carmelite “All Saints Day!”

Happy Feast of all the Saints of Carmel, everyone! That’s right; today the Order of Carmel celebrates it very own “All Saints Day!’” Today we commemorate all of the men and women who have followed the path of Charism of … Continue reading

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“God Alone Sufficeth!”

Hello everyone, oh I am so excited. Today we celebrate the Feast day of my favorite saint – the great Carmelite mystic and Doctor of the Church, St. Teresa of Avila (St. Teresa of Jesus). Teresa was a woman of … 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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“Praise the Lord for He is Good”– this it my 100th post.

 Praise The Lord! This is my 100th. post! Exactly 9 months and 2 weeks ago, I was sitting at my computer desk, hopelessly lost in Blogging for Dummies, WordPress for Dummies and Teach Yourself Visually WordPress, trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Novena to St. Teresa of Avila

 Hello everybody! As you all know, the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila is coming up on October 15th. St. Teresa is the Foundress – the “Holy Mother” – of the Discalced Carmelite Order. She is a great saint, Mystic … Continue reading

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Feast of the Transverberation of St. Teresa of Avila

Happy Feast to all; today, we celebrate the Feast of the Transverberation of St. Teresa of Jesus. Don’t let the long name blow this feast over your head – transverberation simply means “the piercing of the heart.” This means that … Continue reading

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