Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for the Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church

Diocesan In-Service for Teachers

October 15, 2021
Nolan Catholic High School
Fort Worth, Texas

Romans 8:22-27
Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 11
John 15:1-8

Today in our life as the Church we celebrate the memorial of Saint Teresa of Jesus also known as Saint Teresa of Avila, the great Carmelite Reformer and Doctor of the Church. Saint Teresa writes, “Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you, everything passes but God remains. Patience attains all, he who possesses God lacks for nothing; God alone suffices.”

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