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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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The saints will shine like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father, alleluia.

 Hello everyone; happy feast day to all. Indeed today should be a day of great celebration for all of us, for today we celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints. “All Saints Day” – today, we join in celebration with all … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections on St. Teresa of Avila (Day 3)

 Hello everybody; happy feast day! Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Teresa of Jesus (St. Teresa of Avila) –  personally, my favorite saint. St. Teresa was a mystic, Spouse of Christ, Reformer of the Order of Carmel and the … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections on St. Teresa of Avila (Day 2)

Hello everyone. Today, I will be posting “Day 2” in my mini-three-day retreat on St. Teresa of Avila. Today’s Theme: “ Persevere in Prayer” Those who do not receive these consolations may feel a despondency that is uncalled for, since … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections on St. Teresa of Avila (Day 1)

Hello everyone! As you all know, the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila is just three days away. The Discalced Carmelite Friars at Holy Hill have a long-standing tradition of saying a Triduum of Masses in honor of St. Teresa of Avila. … 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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Novena to St. Therese the Little Flower.

   Hello  everybody; as you all know, the feast of the Little Flower is almost here. On October 1st., we honor this great, humble, Carmelite saint and Doctor of the Church who gave herself as a spouse to Christ. St. … Continue reading

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