Saints

St. Peter Julian Eymard – Precursor of the Eucharistic Reign

Calling him to found the first Order dedicated specifically to praise the Sacrament of Love, Providence wanted from him, a faith that would never allow itself to be defeated, despite contradictions and denials. A gaunt, white-haired priest of almost sixty years, convinced that he would never reach that age due to the rigors of a …

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Letters of St. Therese of the Child Jesus to Her Spiritual “Brothers” – Lessons in Confidence and Wisdom

Consumed with zeal for the salvation of souls, St. Therese left us valuable teachings in her letters, happily preserved for posterity. Like a modest lamp burning day and night before the Blessed Sacrament, whether in a humble countryside chapel or in a magnificent cathedral, the heart of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, simple but …

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St. Bruno – Father and Founder of the Carthusians

The climate was harsh, with frequent snowfalls, and the soil poor. The woodlands, with no existing roadways, were difficult to explore. To establish a monastery there seemed madness. But the ideal that moved St. Bruno was not based on human criteria… The deep contemplative spirit of the Carthusian Order, where time is measured by eternity, came to the …

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St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church – “I have made you the father of many nations”

One hundred and fifty years ago, Pius IX confirmed St. Joseph as patron of the Church. In the light of the texts compiled by the Liturgy in honor of the Holy Patriarch, let us consider the theological teachings contained in his title. Father; a single word, but one which denotes so much honor. It is …

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