Sunday, December 27, 2015

"I would gladly die"

I would wield the sword,
I would be a Priest,
an Apostle, a Martyr,
 a Doctor of the Church,
I would fain accomplish
 the most heroic deeds
— the spirit of the Crusader burns within me,
and I would gladly die on the battlefield
in defense of the Church

St. Thérèse of Lisieux

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