Saint Teresia Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) Prayer Card 2

Prayer to Saint Edith Stein, Sister Teresia Benedicta of the Cross 1891-1942 Dear Teresia Benedicta of the Cross, Child of the Day of Atonement Yom Kippur, Daughter of Abraham, Bride of Christ, Seeker of the Truth, Scholar of the Church, Handmaid of


Saint Teresia Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) Prayer Card 1

Dear Saint Teresia Benedicta of the Cross, child of The Day of Atonement, martyr of Auschwitz, scholar of the Church, embracer of the Cross of Christ-like love, daughter of Abraham, daughter of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, you who abide deeply in the he


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An icon is meant to be a manifestation of the living God. It is meant to bring forth a reverent awe of God through contemplation of his inscrutable mercy at work in the life of a person or of persons for the benefit of all humanity. To contemplate a