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Edith Stein: St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Description: Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they speak with Maria Scaperlanda about her book Edith Stein, where they discuss the importance of this 20th century saint and her impact on the Catholic Church. Topics/Questions covered in the show: What was Edith Stein like as a young girl? Did Edith grow up practicing Judaism? Did Edith have any relationship with God as a child, teenager, or young... Read More

The World is In Flames

In the Discalced Carmelite Propers, today is the Feast of St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) who was martyred during the Nazi persecution. At a time close to her death she penned an ominous reflection on the state of the world and of our need to abandon all to Christ. Though we are not in a world war now, we are no less in a battle for the soul of our country. On the stage of the world,... Read More