Sunday, April 30, 2017
The Glueckert Files: Thérèse of St. Augustine and Companions | News | Order of Carmelites: The Glueckert Files: Thérèse of St. Augustine and Companions. During the most violent phase of the French Revolution, the so-called Reign of Terror, an estimated 40,000 people lost their lives at the guillotine. A disproportionate number of those were religious sisters and brothers, priests, bishops, and dedicated lay Christians.
Teresa of Ávila: Slayer of Dragons | News | Order of Carmelites: Teresa of Ávila: Slayer of Dragons. This woman, who had deep spiritual insights, described prayer as nothing but an intimate sharing between friends. Rather than describe a formula for prayer, she taught an attitude for life.
Brocard, the Unknown Carmelite | News | Order of Carmelites: How does one write a biography of someone whose known data consists of no more than his initial? The “Brother B” to whom the Carmelite Rule is directed remains shrouded in the mystery of the ages, even though some fanciful …