Monthly Archives: January 2013

Serving the Carmelite Nuns in Philadelphia

The annual clean-up day took place last month at the cloistered Carmelite Monastery in Philadelphia. I had been wanting to go for years for this project, but it had never worked out. This time it all came together and it was … Continue reading

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Teaching About St. Therese and the Year of Faith at St. Isaac Jogues Parish

I first met with Fr. Stephen Moerman, the Pastor of St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Parish, back in November about giving a talk on St.Therese at the parish. He approved of my topic, “St. Therese and the Year of Faith”, and … Continue reading

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St. Therese’s 140th Birthday

Today would be Therese’s 140th Birthday! She was born on January 2, 1873 in Alencon, France, the youngest of the five surviving children of Louis and Zelie Martin. Zelie wrote to her sister-in-law the next day announcing the birth. “My … Continue reading

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