BLESSED ELIZABETH OF THE TRINITY, VIRGIN
Wednesday of the Thirty–First Week of the Year II
Psalm 26:1, 4, 13–14 (R. 2a)
In the Catechism
Opening the Catechism of the Catholic Church this morning, I discovered that among the ecclesiastical writers cited in the text, there are fifty–nine men and eight women. Three of the eight women cited are Carmelites, and one of the three is Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity: an outstanding honour for a young nun who died, hidden in her Carmel at Dijon, at twenty–six years of age on November 9, 1906.
To Light, to Love, to Life
One hundred years have passed since, faced with death, Blessed Elizabeth said, “Je vais à la Lumière, à l’Amour à la Vie — I am going to Light, to Love, to Life.” The influence of the young Carmelite has grown prodigiously all over the world. Her Prayer to the Holy Trinity has been translated into thirty–four languages.
God Is At Work In You
In today’s First Reading, Saint Paul says this: “God