Inspirations along the way

The Chapel of St. Joan of Arc

We had a lovely day at the Chapel of St. Joan of Arc on the campus of Marquette University in Milwaukee. It is always such a sacred privilege to visit the small church built during Joan’s lifetime and moved to America. There is an altar stone on the back wall which was kissed by our… Continue reading The Chapel of St. Joan of Arc

Inspirations along the way

Consecrated for New France or Old France?

Today, I initiate the desire and goal to move to Toulouse, that we may spend the rest of our lives making pilgrimages through France, Spain, and Italy. We will also devote ourselves to the shrine of St. Mary Magdalene in Marseilles and to the Prince and Princess of Monaco. I have asked St. Philomena with… Continue reading Consecrated for New France or Old France?

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Chapter 3: A commentary on St. Thérèse’s Play “Joan of Arc”

I cannot express with enough sincerity how edified I am to be reading through St. Thérèse’s script for her play on the life of Joan of Arc, one of eight plays she wrote on various subject matters. This work exceeds my expectations in that our Little Flower, yet great Doctor of the Church, has interpreted… Continue reading Chapter 3: A commentary on St. Thérèse’s Play “Joan of Arc”

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Chapter 2: St. Joan and St. Thérèse Spirituality

Saint Joan and Saint Thérèse, together they are the most beautiful color in the heavens. This is a motto of mine that describes my feelings about both of these saints individually as well as in their blended spiritual kinship. I love and propagate devotion both to St. Joan and St. Thérèse as well as to… Continue reading Chapter 2: St. Joan and St. Thérèse Spirituality

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Chapter 1: SJST (St. Joan and St. Thérèse)

Throughout this part, you will find poetic and essay type expressions describing how God has shown me that He loves me and how He has given me the grace to, in turn, fall in love with Him. His love to me has been expressed as a call to His Kingdom with a desire to seek others… Continue reading Chapter 1: SJST (St. Joan and St. Thérèse)