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Meet my Friend, Theresa.

People often get “the Theresas” confused.  First there was Theresa of Avila, Spain who lived in the 1500’s.  Then there was Therese’ of Lisieux, France in the late 1800’s.  Of course there’s Mother Theresa of Calcutta from the 20th century.  … Continue reading

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A Great Day in History

You may think that I am referring to the precious new baby girl born to Prince William and Princess Kate this morning!  That is a very happy event, indeed.  I am very happy for the royal couple, but that was … Continue reading

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A Prayer by St. Therese’ on Her Feast Day

Happy Feast Day, St. Therese’ !  I love you.  Help me to love Jesus more perfectly and to make Him more loved! A MORNING PRAYER WRITTEN BY ST. THERESE O my God! I offer Thee all my actions of this … Continue reading

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Why Do Catholics Pray to Saints?

I typed that question to get your attention.  We don’t actually pray to saints – we ask their intercession.  “Ah, but there is but one mediator between God and man, and that is Jesus,” you might say. (1 Timothy 2: … Continue reading

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O When the Saints Go Marchin’ In

Please read my October post at NOLA Catholic Experience.  Thanks!

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Mother Theresa’s Feast Day

Here are some of my favorite quotes from this witty, amazing saint in honor of her feast day: “Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in … Continue reading

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Wisdom from St. Theresa related to Today’s Mass Readings

Oh my Lord! How true it is that whoever works for you is paid in troubles! And what a precious price to those who love you if we understand its value. – Saint Teresa of Avila God, deliver me from … Continue reading

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Mother Theresa’s Wisdom

For my birthday, I received the Mother Theresa movie.  I’m looking forward to watching it again, as I find her total surrender to God and complete selflessness amazing and inspiring.  I remember when I was young – first learning about … Continue reading

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Love

“Lord, grant that I may not seek so much to be loved as to love.”  Prayer of St. Francis “My Jesus, fill my heart with so much love that one day it will break just to be with you.  My … Continue reading

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A Funny Story about a Dumb Teen

I’ve got a silly story to tell you about something very stupid that a teenager did. Gotcha!  I would never post about another “dumb teen.”   The dumb teen I’m talking about is me – when I was preparing to make … Continue reading

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