Monday, January 23, 2012

St. Teresa of Jesus: A Prophet for Modern Times

Our Holy Mother's message is still loud and clear.
"Never has Saint Teresa been read with such topicality as today. Saint Teresa is God’s witness, a loud and clear prophet for modern times”, pointed out the Discalced Carmelite, Tomás Álvarez, in referring to present day reception of the work and message of Saint Teresa.

In an interview granted to the magazine “Teresa de Jesús”, of which he has been an assiduous collaborator, the Teresian specialist acknowledged that the coming centenary of the birth of saint Teresa would have greater pastoral impact than the one in 1982, since the preparation has been more intense. “Within the Carmelite family, there has been a much closer drawing together around the Saint since the beginning of the continuous reading of Teresa’s works, one after the other”, expressed the prestigious Teresian expert. (Read entire post.)

1 comment:

asolitarybird said...

I am so glad the Order is having us look at St. Teresa's works again and with more depth as we prepare to celebrate the centenary of her birth. We are truly blessed as Carmelites and Catholics to have her still teaching us!

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