Edith Stein Part 5

Edith and her sister Rosa died on August 9, 1942 — two of the 1.1 million people estimated to have died in the gas chambers in Auschwitz, Poland, only 150 miles from Edith’s native and beloved Breslau. After reading this woman’s biography and a sampling of her...

Edith Stein Part 4

As Hitler increased his reign of terror upon the Jews of Germany Edith Stein was forced to escape to Echt, Holland. A Jesuit priest met her during these desperately frightening times and would later write: The fascinating thing to me about Edith Stein was that truth...

Edith Stein

[Knowledge and Understanding] Our parish is privileged to have such a close relationship with the sisters of the Carmelite Order. An insight into this religious order’s character comes from the life story and writings of Edith Stein (now St. Theresa Benedicta of the...

The Rosary

From 2708 of Catechism: Meditation engages thought, imagination, emotion, and desire. This mobilization of faculties is necessary in order to deepen our convictions of faith, prompt the conversion of our heart, and strengthen our will to follow Christ. Christian...