October Carmelites

St. Thérèse of Lisieux and her namesake,  St. Theresa of Avila, both have their feasts in this month; that’s not all the two have in common. We can only speculate about how much direct influence Sr. Teresa of Jesus, the sixteenth-century Spanish mystic, spiritual leader, and religious reformer, actually had on Sr. Thérèse of the […]

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Celebrating St. Kateri: Updated

This weekend, as Kateri Tekakwitha is elevated to sainthood, the Church in America has a wonderful opportunity to ask for the intercession of “one of our very own.”  Longtime CUF member Marlene McCauley has launched a site dedicated to this powerful patroness, found here.  The website includes biographical information and additional resources. St. Kateri Tekakwitha, […]

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