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"THE SCIENCE OF DIVINE LOVE, which the Father of mercies pours out through Jesus Christ in the Holy Spirit, is a gift granted to the little and the humble so that they may know and proclaim the secrets of the kingdom"
~St John Paul II
@sanctulisieux @ocdcuria
Mother Church also rejoices in noting that throughout history the Lord has continued to reveal himself to the little and the humble, enabling his chosen ones, through the Spirit who "searches everything, even the depths of God"
~St John Paul II
"Shining brightly among the little ones to whom the secrets of the kingdom were revealed in a most special way is Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, a professed nun of the Order of Discalced Carmelites"
~St John Paul II (1997)
"During her life Thérèse discovered "new lights, hidden and mysterious meanings" and received from the divine Teacher that "science of love" which she then expressed with particular originality in her writings."
~St John Paul II (Divini Amoris Scientia)
"This science [of love] is the luminous expression of her knowledge of the mystery of the kingdom and of her personal experience of grace. It can be considered a special charism of Gospel wisdom which Thérèse [of Lisieux]... attained in prayer"
~St John Paul II
"The reception given to the example of her life and Gospel teaching in our century was quick, universal and constant. As if in imitation of her precocious spiritual maturity, her holiness was recognized by the Church in the space of a few years"
Canonization/Sr Marie du St Esprit
"Beginning with these acts of recognition, the spiritual radiance of Thérèse of the Child Jesus increased in the Church and spread throughout the world. Many of the faithful have been able to experience the power of her intercession"
@Blyss_Tarkin @Mary_Harvey
"Many of those called to the priestly ministry or the consecrated life, especially in the missions and the cloister, attribute the divine grace of their vocation to her intercession and example."
@ocdcuria @teresianum_roma
"The Pastors of the Church, also stressed that Thérèse is a teacher of the spiritual life with a doctrine both spiritual and profound, which she drew from the Gospel sources under the guidance of the divine Teacher and then imparted to her brothers and sisters in the Church"
"This spiritual doctrine has been passed on to us primarily by her autobiography... A century after her death, Thérèse continues to be recognized as one of the great masters of the spiritual life in our time"
~St John Paul II (Divini Amoris Scientia)
🎓'I decided carefully to study whether the Saint of Lisieux had the prerequisites for being awarded the title of Doctor of the Universal Church"🎓
~Saint John Paul II
𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗱𝗼𝗰𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗲…
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