On this feast of the child saints of Fatima, we do well to mark the words of Pope Saint John Paul II: “…the Church wishes to put on the candelabrum these two candles which God lit to illumine humanity in its dark and anxious hours.” Claire Dwyer remembers their brief lives and eternal message of prayer and hope.
As we prepare to close this month, dedicated to prayers for and protection of the unborn, Claire Dwyer illuminates the short life of a young mother who seemed sent to us “for such a time as this.”
Claire Dwyer pulls several lessons from the life of Chiara Corbella Petrillo.
I need your help! In short, we can’t decide what to name our new podcast. But it’s more than that… This is a bit emotional,
Meeting each morning as an opportunity for prayer and love – in motherhood, in the workplace, in the many nooks and crannies of the world – that is possible. And it strengthens us for the heroic, the impossible, the possible-only-with God. That is the secret of St. Gianna, Claire Dwyer reveals.
There are two upcoming fall courses at the Avila Institute called “Contemplative Prayer and the Angelic Doctor” and “Growth in Holiness: Doctors of the Interior Life.” You will learn wisdom from the saints and their pursuit of God. Register online to find out more about these two intriguing classes!
Claire Dwyer on how the encounter of the enormity of God’s love with the vastness of her humility made Thérèse of Lisieux the Saint she is.