Posts Tagged ‘Saint Teresa of Avila’

“Spare Me from a Faith that is Lukewarm!”

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

During the visit of the Holy Father to the United States, one of the groups he mentioned with gratitude on a number of occasions was American women religious. Among them is the community of the Little Sisters of the Poor. It was a privilege to go with him to visit the Little Sisters at the […] [Read more]

Saint Teresa of Ávila and Drawing Closer to God

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

As Blessed Pope John Paul II observed, “People today put more trust in witnesses than in teachers, in experience than in teaching, and in life and action than in theories” (Redemptoris Missio, 42, citing Evangelii Nuntiandi, 41).  This explains the popularity of Saint Teresa of Ávila, a Doctor of the Church whose writings are profoundly […] [Read more]