Learn from Saint Thérèse to depend on God alone and serve Him with a wholly pure and detached heart. Then, like her, you will be able to say ‘I do not regret that I have given myself up to Love’. -- Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)
“Today, we bow to the memory of Edith Stein, proclaiming the indomitable witness she bore during her life and especially by her death.” - St John Paul II’s Homily on the Canonisation of St Edith Stein
Celebrating the Memorial of St Edith Stein/St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross – Martyr of Auschwitz – August 9 In his homily at the canonization Mass, Pope John Paul II said: “Because she was Jewish, Edith Stein was taken with her sister Rosa .