Did you know that one of the most famous lines attributed to St. Teresa of Kolkata was never spoken by her?
Today’s choice of Gospel readings should be no surprise for someone who knows even a little about St. Therese of Lisieux. In addition to responding to the call to sainthood very early in her life, she had a deep devotion to the Child Jesus and encouraged a “child-like” approach to God in all things.
Among the myriad changes COVID-19 has brought, perhaps one of the most difficult has been the effect on our ministries.
I had been a full-time youth minister for most of the past six years, and as anyone in this field will say, you must love kids a lot.
St. Peter Claver was born in 1581 and raised in what is now Catalina, Spain.