Fr. John Saward

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.

St. Thérèse’s Teacher: Our Lady of the Little Way

St. Thérèse believed that the Blessed Mother was the living embodiment of “The Little Way.”

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 Carm … [Read more...]