She walks with us and shows us how to stay close to Jesus.
Who is the number one exemplar, or model, that the Spirit uses to inspire us? It is Jesus, of course. But Jesus cannot model response to Jesus! Continue »
What we can learn from the “saint of Calcutta”
In 2007, a new book about Mother Teresa was published, grabbing headlines and causing people around the world to look at her in a completely new light. Continue »
St. Monica learned holiness as she dealt with more than one difficult relative.
Tourists on a glorious spring day in 2003, my husband and I took a short metro ride to the outskirts of Rome to Ostia Antica, the ruins of a once great port city. For several hours we roamed this large, preserved site of antiquity. Continue »
The Life and Legacy of St. Bernard of Clairvaux
In the year 1112, a bright young nobleman embarked on an adventure that pioneered new paths—politically, socially, and spiritually—throughout Western Europe. Continue »
St. Jane de Chantal
“I await your plan. I want to live only for you.” Easy for a saint to say? Continue »
The Story of St. Edith Stein
On August 2, 1942, the German S.S. stormed a Carmelite convent in Echt, Holland, and demanded that one of its nuns, Sr. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, be handed over immediately, along with her sister Rosa. Continue »