Self-surrender

The Message of Thérèse of Lisieux

We begin with an out-of-print classic which providentially came into our possession during our time in New Brunswick, entitled The Message of Thérèse of Lisieux by M. M. Philipon, O.P. For over ten years this Dominican theologian was granted the singular grace to enter the Carmelite cloister in Lisieux to confer with Thérèse’s sisters and consult and..

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On September 20th, 2013, posted in: Go Deeper! by

The Message of Thérèse of Lisieux (4)

“During the time following her request to be admitted to the Carmel in Lisieux, but before she was granted permission to do so, Thérèse ‘gave herself up more and more to a serious, mortified life’1. ‘When I say mortified, I do not mean the penances practiced by the saints. Far from resembling those heroic souls who..

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On November 18th, 2013, posted in: Go Deeper!, Interior Life, Mortification by