Pure Love: The Feast of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Today is the feast of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873 – 1897), the great Discalced Carmelite nun, Doctor of the Church, mystic, and prophet of Love.  Along with Saint Francis of Assisi, Thérèse is my favorite saint and the one whom I most desire to emulate. In Story of a Soul, her autobiography written as she was … More Pure Love: The Feast of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

A Prophetic Voice

Today, the National Catholic Reporter published a letter recently written by Augustinian Fr. John Shea in the article Augustinian priest: Teaching that women are not like Jesus is ‘heretical’. I am reproducing here Fr. John’s letter, which is a request for a theological explanation of the institutional Church’s teaching, which can be found in Ordinatio Sacerdotalis. I applaud … More A Prophetic Voice