Tag Archives: Teresian Carmelite Spirituality

God is worth dying for

+ J.M.J. Feast of Our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus Great Reformer of the Carmelite Order “…Risk a thousand lives for God” (Vida, XXXIV). Since “Love is repaid by love,” says our dear “Little Therese” (belated Feast to everyone), let … Continue reading

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The Seraphic “Tongue” of God and the Teresian Carmel of Catholic Resistance

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. Anthony, “Hammer of Heretics” Saturday in the Octave of the Most Sacred Heart of the Lord and Savior “When the vault in which for thirty years his sacred body had reposed was opened, the flesh … Continue reading

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The School of St. Joseph: Continual Adherence to the Divine Plan

+ JMJ Feast of the Solemnity of St. Joseph Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Confessor, Protector and Patron of the Teresian Reform of the Order of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel In the Church, each one of us has … Continue reading

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The “Little Way of Spiritual Childhood” of St. Therese: Humility (I)

+ JMJ The first characteristic of a child and that which first strikes us is his littleness. In the supernatural order we must likewise first of all recognize our littleness. Amen I say to you, unless you be converted and … Continue reading

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Teresian Carmel

+ JMJ Feast of our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus (Teresa of Avila) Reformer of the Carmelite Order and Foundress of the Discalced Carmelites of the unmitigated Primitive Rule Zelo zelatus sum pro Domino Deo exercituum (With zeal have I been … Continue reading

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St. Therese and Her “Little Way of Spiritual Childhood”

+ JMJ Feast of St.Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face God has greatly glorified this humble Discalced Carmelite. He has permitted her to pour out and distribute her favors far and wide and, no doubt, this is … Continue reading

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Ninth and Last Day of Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

+ JMJ Consideration: The Scapular – The Visible Badge of Christian Victory; Its secret: Being Subject to Our Blessed Mother Through Total Consecration to Her Immaculate Heart The Scapular is a miniature habit – that is, it is the habit … Continue reading

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Divine Intimacy

+ JMJ Feast of St. Joseph of Coppertino of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual “Not really understanding my life and how it’s been going…? I’m 23 with dreams and determined. I’m big on God and church! I love praising … Continue reading

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The Crucified and the Christian

+ JMJ Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But emptied … Continue reading

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True Humility

+ JMJ Feast of St. Nicholas of Tolentino of the Order of St. Augustine “Where can one find true humbleness of heart? Is it as simple as opening a door for someone else?” – Bilbo Baggins @ Yahoo! Answers If … Continue reading

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