The Little Way: My Vocation is Love (Part 3 of 8)

Like many people who live a reserved life, Saint Thérèse was unsure of where she fit in the Body of Christ, as scripture refers to the Christian Church. Missionaries, clergy, evangelists, theologians, martyrs, Cardinals, Popes, authors, and more… Saint Thérèse saw and read of these great heroes of her faith, living as the hands and…

The Little Way: An Elevator to Jesus (Part 2 of 8)

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux has much to teach us. You see her high regard as a saint today has nothing to do with the impact she made on the global stage, but in the way she lived her everyday life, and the words she wrote to chronicle it. While Saint Thérèse was living her unassuming…

The Little Way: Saint Therese (Part 1 of 8)

Boring people do not tend to become saints. People who live small lives, unnoticed, and quiet do not tend to either. When we think of the great saints of Church history, we tend to think about brave martyrs, beaten and burned because of the faith they refused to deny. Or we think of undeterred missionaries…

Broken Jesus

“God is weak and powerless in this world, and that is exactly the way, the only way, in which God can be with us and help us… it is not by his omnipotence that Christ helps us, but by his weakness and suffering.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lectures on Christology   The focal point of Christianity is…