Author Archives: Sister Marie Thérèse, M.I.C.M.
The Catholic Church alone can trace the origin of her authority across nearly 2000 years and over two hundred-sixty successive men to Simon Bar Jona, the man renamed by Christ as “Peter.” In fact, a very simple description of a Catholic is: one who belongs to that Church which has, as its visible head, the Pope.
“Consideration is the heart of charity.” This can be applied to how we treat our fellow man and also how we treat the Mysteries that God has revealed to us. Another name for consideration in this case is meditation.
(This letter is included in a vocations packet that the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary make available. — Editor) To a young woman discerning a vocation: Laudetur Iesus Christus!
St. Philomena, virgin and martyr, is a challenge to modern minds. Martyred during the third century, she was completely unknown on earth until her intact tomb was discovered in 1802 during an excavation of the Roman Catacombs.