3/4 – St Therese, Love of Neighbor – CONF 566

By August 29, 2021Conferences

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Ave Maria!

Fr. Terrance explains how St Therese's Little Way involves the Love of Neighbor. He starts with how love is at the center of the Little Way, and includes:

Self-denial and a spirit of faith
1. Focusing on virtues, not on defects
2. Not making excuses
3. Not quick to judge
4. Avoiding quarrels
5. Not a criticizer
6. A spirit of service
7. Seeking out the marginalized
Suffering from others
Was charity easy for her?
During her illness
Perfect charity
Her zeal for souls

This is the third talk of four from his retreat on the Little Way of St Therese that focuses on her simplicity, love of neighbor, and love of God. It took place in August 2021 at the Mother of the Redeemer Retreat Center in Bloomington, IN: https://maryschildren.com/

Retreat Notes (PDFs):
Talks 1-2: https://airmaria.s3.amazonaws.com/conf/conf0564-Simplicity.pdf
Talk 3: https://airmaria.s3.amazonaws.com/conf/conf0566-Love%20of%20neighbor.pdf
Talk 4: https://airmaria.s3.amazonaws.com/conf/conf0567-Love%20of%20God.pdf

Also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ZcqM1pyeeT4

For more on this retreat:
AirMaria: https://airmaria.com/tag/st-therese-retreat-2021/ and
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UISSKH4aZ4&list=PLejh_e0-LN4zxO5D3FlwNYWzSmG7-PMJ9

Previous Retreat on St. Therese: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLejh_e0-LN4z6-gNFgBC47JBq4hsWvcwz or https://airmaria.com/tag/st-therese-retreat-2020/

Source Books:

"The Complete Spiritual Doctrine of St. Therese" by Fr. Francois Jamart https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Spiritual-Doctrine-Therese-Lisieux/dp/0818903473

"The Spiritual Life: A Treatise on Ascetical and Mystical Theology", by Fr. Adolphe Tanquerey - Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Life-Treatise-Ascetical-Mystical/dp/1626540888

Online version here but it is in several sections (completeness uncertain):

Sect 1 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12628
Sect 2 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12629
Sect 3 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12630
Sect 4 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12631
Sect 5 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12632
Sect 6 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12633
Sect 7 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12634
Sect 8 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12635
Sect 9 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12636
Sect 10 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12637
Sect 11 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12638
Sect 12 - https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/spiritual-life-12639

"The Theology of Christian Perfection" by Antonio Royo Marin:

Sect 1 -  http://thecatholicarchive.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/147a.pdf
Sect 2 - https://thecatholicarchive.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/147b.pdf

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