St. Edith Stein

Edith Stein & Reparation

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as Edith Stein, her name prior to religious life. On this day in 1942, Edith and her sister Rosa were killed at Auschwitz. That summer, hundreds of Catholic Jews were arrested and murdered in response to the Dutch bishops’ public stand against Nazism. I highly recommend […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“Do not accept anything as truth that lacks love and do not accept anything as love which lacks truth. One without the other is a destructive lie.” (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross — Edith Stein) The Optional Memorial of St. Benedicta of the Cross (1891-1942) is August 9. Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“In the heart of Jesus, which was pierced, the kingdom of heaven and the land of earth are bound together. Here is for us the source of life. This heart is the heart of the Triune Divinity, and the center of all human hearts… It draws us to itself with secret power, it conceals us in itself in the Father’s […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“One cannot desire freedom from the Cross when one is especially chosen for the Cross.” (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross—Edith Stein) The Optional Memorial of St. Benedicta of the Cross (1891-1942) is celebrated on August 9. Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“One cannot desire freedom from the Cross when one is especially chosen for the Cross.” (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross—Edith Stein) August 9 — Optional Memorial of St. Benedicta of the Cross (1891-1942) Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“In the heart of Jesus, which was pierced, the kingdom of heaven and the land of earth are bound together. Here is for us the source of life. This heart is the heart of the Triune Divinity, and the center of all human hearts… It draws us to itself with secret power, it conceals us in itself in the Father’s […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“On the question of relating to our fellowman—our neighbor’s spiritual need transcends every commandment. Everything else we do is a means to an end. But love is an end already, since God is love.” (St.Teresa Benedicta of the Cross—Edith Stein) August 9 is the Optional Memorial of St. Benedicta of the Cross (1891 – 1942). Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“Let go of your plans. The first hour of your morning belongs to God. Tackle the day’s work that he charges you with, and he will give you the power to accomplish it.”  (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross — Edith Stein) August 9 is the Optional Memorial of St. Benedicta of the Cross (1891 – 1942). Print this entry

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“In the heart of Jesus, which was pierced, the kingdom of heaven and the land of earth are bound together. Here is for us the source of life. This heart is the heart of the Triune Divinity, and the center of all human hearts… It draws us to itself with secret power, it conceals us in itself in the Father’s […]