When I requested a rose from St Thérèse, I felt a mix of doubt and hope. Was I relying too heavily on the saints instead of on God Himself?
St. Athanasius (A.D. 296 – 373) is best remembered for his defense of the divinity of Jesus Christ against the Arian heresy begun by Arius of Alexandria in the 4th century.
My daughter, . . . I desire that the Feast of Mercy be a refuge and shelter for all souls, and especially for poor sinners. On that day the very depths of My tender mercy are open.
Are you on fire for Jesus Christ? St. Paul was (and is). He passionately loved Jesus with all his heart. That love is the impetus that moved him to devote his life to preaching and writing about the divine faith of the Church.
When I said, “Mary, help me to be more like you,” I saw myself as too headstrong, stubborn, judgmental and impatient. How could I possibly become like Mary?