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A young woman hugs her family goodbye as she enters the convent
"Woe to the world when there will be a lack of religious orders!"
"Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you."
Les Fraternités Momastiques de Jérusalem
(Monastic Community of Jerusalem)
"Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. [...]
Each one of them is Jesus in disguise." - Mother Teresa
"I still can't convince myself that such incomparable happiness is mine. People who do not have a vocation cannot understand this, since to them there's no happiness in sacrifice; while sacrifice, done for God is the purest bliss."
- Saint Teresa of the Andes
"We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love." - Mother Teresa
The Little Sisters of the Poor
"Be converted. Make that known
to all my children as quickly as possible.
No pain, no suffering is too great to me in order to save you.
I will pray to my Son not to punish the world; but I beseech you, be converted.
You cannot imagine what is going to happen, nor what the Eternal Father will send to earth.
That is why you must be converted! Renounce everything. Do penance. Express my
acknowledgements to all my children who have prayed and fasted.
all this to my Divine Son in order to obtain an
alleviation of His justice
against the sins of
mankind. I thank the people who have prayed
Persevere andf help me to convert the world."