There then followed a couple of Carmelite coincidences, firstly this office received in the post a copy of a new book on that most famous of Carmelite saints, St Therese of Lisieux. A quick look in the DABCEC Bookshop revealed at least a dozen books on her including her classic spiritual autobiography, Story of a Soul. Next notification was received from the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales that on the invitation of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor the relics of St Therese of Lisieux will be visiting various places in England and Wales in 2009, including Aylesford. A full list of the places being visited and other information can be seen on a special website set up for the occasion http://www.catholicrelics.co.uk/. This includes a good explanation of the value and importance of relics.
"I ask Jesus to draw me into the flames of His love, to unite me so closely to Him that He live and act in me." (St Therese of Lisieux)