Ordinary Time: August 9th
Optional Memorial of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, virgin and martyr
Prayers of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)
O Prince of Peace, to all who receive You, You bright light and peace. Help me to live in daily contact with You, listening to the words You have spoken and obeying them. O Divine Child, I place my hands in Yours; I shall follow You. Oh, let Your divine life flow into me.
I will go unto the altar of God. It is not myself and my tiny little affairs that matter here, but the great sacrifice of atonement. I surrender myself entirely to Your divine will, O Lord. Make my heart grow greater and wider, out of itself into the Divine Life.
O my God, fill my soul with holy joy, courage and strength to serve You. Enkindle Your love in me and then walk with me along the next stretch of road before me. I do not see very far ahead, but when I have arrived where the horizon now closes down, a new prospect will open before me and I shall met with peace.
How wondrous are the marvels of your love, We are amazed, we stammer and grow dumb, for word and spirit fail us.
- St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Biography ~ Vatican
- Edith Stein Biography ~ EWTN
- Edith Stein Timeline ~ Melkite Greek Catholic Church
- St. Teresa of Benedicta of the Cross ~ Carmelite Sisters, Kilmacud
- Pope Benedict XVI quotes Saint Teresa Benedicta ~ Vultus Christi (A Benedictine Monk of Perpetual Adoration)
- 5 Reasons Why Jewish Prof. Edith Stein Became a Catholic Nun ~ Canterbury Tales (Dr. Taylor Marshall)
- Edith Stein’s Writings ~ ICS Publications
- The Vocation of the Soul of Enternal Life by Edith Stein ~ Catholic Culture
- Verses for a Pentecost Novena by Edith Stein ~ Catholic Culture
- Prayer to St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross ~ Catholic Culture
- Pope Benedict XVI’s Catechesis about St. Edith Stein and St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe ~ Catholic Culture
- The Life of Edith Stein ~ Amazon Kindle Version $0.99
RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN:
- E is for Edith Stein ~ Coloring Page Saints to Color
- St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Wisdom ~ Shower of Roses
- St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Liturgical Ornament ~ Catholic Inspired
- St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross: Jewish Catholic Martyr and Saint DIGITAL download paper doll DIY ~ MagneticCatholic Etsy Shop