Browsing the November 2019 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

Browsing the November 2019 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

11-24-19 From the Writings of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 11/21/19

From the Writings of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

In the time leading up to Advent, I will be sharing selections from the writings of St. Elizabeth to help you get to know her better. I have found that the personal writings of the saints, especially their letters of ... Read More »

11-17-19 The Life of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880-1906)

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 11/15/19

Elizabeth Catez was born on July 18, 1880 in the military camp of Avord near Bourges, where her father was stationed. When she was two years old the family moved to Dijon in the Burgundy region of France. Elizabeth’s mother described her as having an explosive and quick-tempered nature ... Read More »

11-10-19 I am Elizabeth of the Trinity

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 11/08/19

I am Elizabeth of the Trinity

On Friday, November 8th, the Catholic world celebrated the memorial of Elizabeth Catez, a.k.a., Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity. Along with Saint Therese, Elizabeth was a member of the Carmelite order. Both women lived their lives as cloistered nuns; Therese in Lisieux and ... Read More »

11-3-19 YOU are the Light of the World

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 11/02/19

YOU are the Light of the World

Last weekend I had the distinct pleasure and privilege of serving as a small group facilitator at the Archdiocesan Synod. To be in a room full of hundreds of faithful Catholic women and men was humbling and inspiring. There were several recurring ... Read More »