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The Last Thirteen

It’s my job to teach reading.  It is my pleasure to help children learn to love books.  That is truly the more difficult task.  I want to interest my students in good books, so when I hear about a book that is popular with them, I try to find out why it is appealing.  The… Continue reading The Last Thirteen

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The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux

“My God! I love you!” - Last words of St. Therese of Lisieux On September 30, 1897, Therese Martin, Sr. Therese of the Child Jesus, quitted her 24-year-old body and entered into eternity. The “Little Flower,” (a name she called herself which became emblematic of her relationship with the great gardener, God) was the ninth… Continue reading The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux