“Jesus does not demand great actions from us, but simply surrender and gratitude.”– St Therese of Lisieux
Every year our parish Priest, Fr. Larry Richards, reminds us we are an Easter people!
(And Hallelujah is our song!)
I love this about him.
He also reminds us that HE does not like Lent! How it’s his least favorite time of the year and that he’s never been a lenten person, “Never have been and never will be.”
I love this about Fr. Larry too and I agree we ARE an Easter people!
But I must also admit I do love lent just as much.
Continue reading “’tis this season”
I wrote the other day about my new Saint friends.
If you’ve read it: I’d love to hear if any of you choose a new friend too!
As of late, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my sous-Saint, St. Therese of Lisieux.
Trust me – the Holy Spirit has reallllly been working over-time showing me exactly WHY she was chosen for me.
And let me tell you – we have become very fast BFFs!!
In a vulnerable, wounded world like ours, where nevertheless the Holy Spirit is addressing all Christians with a ringing call to holiness and inspiring them with a desire to live out the Gospel message in all its depth, I think there is no better path than the one St. Therese of Lisieux offers us: her little way of trust and love.
Continue reading “little saints”