Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880-1906), a French Carmelite nun, joined the order in 1901 and died only a few years later. Intelligent, charming, and gifted, she had a privileged upbringing and a bright future in society, but felt drawn to Carmelite life.
There is growing interest in her writings, which are brief but theologically profound and marked by her distinctive way of looking at life and faith. For her the central, glorious fact of life was the presence of the Holy Trinity in us. To search for God, she said, “I only have to enter my innermost self, and I will find God at home there”. Her feast is celebrated on 8 November.
God, present everywhere, enable us to realise that you treasure your presence in each of us. When we doubt our own goodness or fret about the people we are, remind us that you care for us very deeply. May you always feel that you are at home with us, may you always be welcome! May Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity remind us of the closeness to God.
The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation
The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation focuses on raising money for paediatric brain cancer. Brain Cancer kills more children than any other disease and little progress has been made in treatment over the past 30 years. Our money will go directly to the RCD foundation for the following: Research. It costs $106000 a year to employ a researcher to help work for a cure. Paying for play therapy and music therapy resources and staff for children. These are valuable in keeping children stimulated as well as taking their mind off their illness. The therapy is done at a child’s home instead of the hospital.