In July 1937, forty years after St. Thérèse’s death, Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, later Pope Pius XII, came to Lisieux to give a first blessing to the basilica then being constructed in honour of the Little Flower. He had a meeting in the … [Read more...]
About Fr. John Saward
Fr. John Saward is priest in charge of the parish of SS. Gregory and Augustine in Oxford, England. He and his wife and children were received into full communion with the Catholic Church in 1979. He is the author of eight books and the translator of The Spirit of the Liturgy by Joseph Ratzinger; along with John Morrill and Michael Tomko, he has edited a new anthology of English Catholic writing, Firmly I Believe and Truly: The Spiritual Tradition of Catholic England, to be published soon by Oxford University.