"Blessed Carlo Acutis chose God – “Not I, but God” – in five simple practices. The Mass, Adoration, Confession and spiritual guidance, befriending the Blessed Mother and the saints, and charity. These daily “appointments” led Carlo to a life of intimacy with Jesus and love for neighbour." (Cardinal Robert Sarah) This blog explores the first practice: the Mass.
There are certain facts about the life of St Thérèse of Lisieux that many people know. For example, stories are often shared of the early death of her mother to breast cancer; of her Christmas miracle which saw her temperament become less sensitive and more mature; of her early entry into Carmel; of her death to tuberculosis. But there is much more to the saint than these well-known facts. Discover some things you didn't know about this beloved saint in this blog.
These beautiful prayers are for all devotees of St Thérèse of Lisieux, let these prayers dedicated with affection to the Saint, as well as prayers written by the Little Flower herself, bring you ever closer to the Saint.
Pray to the Little Flower, St Thérèse of Lisieux, with this inspiring litany that reminds us of the incredible life she lived, including her love for the Church, God and neighbour, and her dedication to praying for priests.
This alternative Morning Offering was composed by St Thérèse of Lisieux and can be prayed each morning, in order to offer the day ahead to God.
The Blessed Ulma family died as heroes, having lost their lives due to hiding Jews from the Nazis, guided by their Christian faith in doing so. But prior to this tragic event, they lived unremarkable lives in a quiet Polish village. In this blog, discover how it was the ordinary holiness of the Ulmas that ultimately led to their heroic deeds and eventual martyrdom.