ST. THÉRÈSE OF LISIEUX’S DESIRE TO BE A PRIEST

Here’s how this week’s arts and culture column begins:

Endow (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women) is a Catholic organization rooted in the teachings of St. Pope John Paul II.

Among other activities, study guides on Church teachings and notable female saints — Catherine of Siena, Edith Stein, Hildegard — are read aloud by small-group participants and discussed.

Last year I contributed a guide on St. Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), called by many the greatest saint of modern times and recently honored by Pope Francis in the apostolic exhortation “C’est la Confiance” (“It is the Confidence”).

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2 Replies to “ST. THÉRÈSE OF LISIEUX’S DESIRE TO BE A PRIEST”

  1. Thank you for sharing your self-emptying gift with us!
    “ we get to consent to a self-emptying we would never have chosen on our own” this line in particular, I needed to hear today. Happy Advent!

  2. HEATHER KING says: Reply

    Happy Advent, Theresa, and thank you! I know, why, I ask you, can’t we engineer our own “self-emptying?”….

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