Category: THURSDAY JULY 21, 2016


… with St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein): Pozwól mi, Panie, iść Twoimi drogami Lord, let me blindly follow your paths. I do not want to try understand your ways. I am your daughter, You are the Father of wisdom And you are my Father, you are the one Who Guides me through the night. Lift me up to you Lord, That I might do Your will: I am ready! Even if in this world you do not accomplish any of my desires You are the Lord of time, this moment is yours. Time is yours Your eternal “Now” I want to make my own. Realize in me what in your wisdom you have planned: If you call me to offer myself in the silence help me to respond, Help me to close my eyes to all that I am. … Prayer of the young Oh Lord! You have given us the responsibiliy for developing the world and expanding the Church. You have told us to share the Good News of salvation. You want us to see You in everyone, also in those who are poor and those who suffer. You wait for our decisive response and action. Your call is a great invitation. Following Your voice, without looking back, gives us joy and happiness. We follow Your voice though it is difficult, Lord. However, we seek...

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COLLECT God of our Fathers, who brought the Martyr Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross to know your crucified Son and to imitate him even until death, grant, through her intercession, that the whole human race may acknowledge Christ as its Savior, and through him come to behold you for eternity. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. FIRST READING Hos 2: 16b.17b.21-22 I will lead her into the desert A reading from the Book of the prophet Hosea. Thus says the LORD: I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart. She shall respond there as in the days of her youth, when she came up from the land of Egypt. I will espouse you to me forever; I will espouse you in right and in justice, in love and in mercy; I will espouse you in fidelity, and you shall know the LORD. The Word of the Lord. RESPONSORIAL PSALM Ps 45: 11-12. 14-17 R. Listen to me daughter; see and bend your ear. Listen, my daughter, and understand; pay me careful heed. Forget your people and your father’s house, that the king might desire your beauty. He is your lord. R. Listen to me daughter; see and bend your ear. All glorious is the king’s daughter as she enters, her...

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PATRON OF DAY: Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

Wroclaw – the place of preaching the Kingdom of God, calling of the disciples, and miracles of Jesus Wrocław Thursday – XVI week of Ordinary Time PATRON OF DAY: Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) Edith Stein, also known as St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, was born on 12 October 1891 in Breslau (now Wrocław) into a wealthy and large Jewish family as the youngest of the siblings. Her father died when she was almost two years old; since then her mother looked after children as well as she ran a timber business. In her teenage years Edith Stein quit Judaism and got captivated by her new passion: science. She studied pedagogy, philosophy, history and German at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Breslau (now The University of Wrocław). Later she earned a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Göttingen. She also met there Max Scheler, which made her encounter catholic principles cherished by him. After World War I in the summer of 1921, while visiting her friend in Bad Bergzabern, Edith Stein read the autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila. She recalls in her own autobiography: “I picked a book at random and took out a large volume. It bore the title The Life of St. Teresa of Avila. I began to read, was at once captivated, and did not stop till...

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