The French Catholic Diaspora

Purity and Humility as the gateway to and guardian of the Mystical Kingdom of Catholic France

Abandonment to Divine Providence in a dogmatic confession of Catholic faith through the Immaculate Heart of Mary is the hallmark of the French Catholic Diaspora. We entrust ourselves completely in mind, body, and soul through Mary to the authentic teachings and authority of the Holy Catholic Church, the mystical body and bride of Christ. We… Continue reading Purity and Humility as the gateway to and guardian of the Mystical Kingdom of Catholic France

The French Catholic Diaspora

The gift of St. Mary Magdalene’s self-abandonment to Divine Providence

An outstanding trait among the French Catholic Diaspora is that of self-abandonment to Divine Providence. This trait is a spiritual gift of grace that comes to us through the royal line of St. Mary Magdalene, foundress of Le Royaume and she to whom Jesus Christ committed and entrusted all of Catholic France by leading her and… Continue reading The gift of St. Mary Magdalene’s self-abandonment to Divine Providence

My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse

My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – Our relationship with God and the Saints

Our discussion of the Journey on the Trail of the Dogmatic Creed with St. Joan of Arc and St. Thérèse of Lisieux requires an added dimension. Thus far, we have emphasized the Kingdom in the distance toward which we are traveling with our saintly sisters. This Kingdom is the center of the Immaculate Heart of… Continue reading My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – Our relationship with God and the Saints

My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse

My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – departure, path, and goal

This St. Teresa Benedicta moment is critical in my understanding of the Journey on the Trail of the Dogmatic Creed with St. Joan of Arc and St. Thérèse of Lisieux. This trail is a very Carmelite path. It is a journey through a land so beyond human nature that it is darkness to the intellect.… Continue reading My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – departure, path, and goal

The French Catholic Diaspora

The Royal Line of France through St. Mary Magdalene

St. Mary Magdalene contemplating in her cave in what we know today as southern France “Jesus Christ bequeathed his Mother to Jerusalem, St. Peter to Rome, St. John to Asia — to whom will he have bequeathed Mary Magdalene? We know already, it is France who received from the hands of God this part of… Continue reading The Royal Line of France through St. Mary Magdalene

My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse

My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – St. John of the Cross’ Mt. Carmel

My initial experience with Carmelite spirituality was similar to St. Teresa Benedicta’s. “Picking up a book at random, Edith began to read. It was St. Teresa of Avila’s The Book of Her Life. Edith was so taken by this Spanish marvel of God’s grace that she read through the book, it seems, without a break.… Continue reading My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – St. John of the Cross’ Mt. Carmel

The French Catholic Diaspora

We are the spiritual diaspora of the Kingdom of Catholic France.

We are the spiritual diaspora of the Kingdom of Catholic France. That declaration is the natural extension of our devotion to Traditional French Catholicism and the Renaissance of Catholic France. It is such a natural extension based on the model for the mystical Kingdom of Catholic France given to us by Ste. Jehanne d'Arc. “In the… Continue reading We are the spiritual diaspora of the Kingdom of Catholic France.

Little Flowers and Fiery Towers

The Desert of St. Thérèse

The Desert of St. Thérèse A quiet desert landscape fills my heart In solitude the stillness clears my view I long for nothing save our God out here The land of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux This place is real though being sight unseen An emptiness aglow with beauty quaint Out here desire for Jesus grows… Continue reading The Desert of St. Thérèse

My life with St. Joan and St. Thérèse

How I met St. Joan of Arc

1977 – Normandy, France I stood staring at the modestly sized statue of a young looking, medieval warrior perched outside the chapel. A small group of us who recently graduated from high school in Guymon, Ok were making a visit to the island fortress of Mont Saint-Michel just off the coast of northwestern France. We… Continue reading How I met St. Joan of Arc

Little Flowers and Fiery Towers

The Pilgrim Dance (St. Joan and St. Thérèse)

Shuffling down a narrow Lonely, dirt path Into a wide Open field I am a pilgrim A journeyman One who rests Only for a time In mystical Quaint villages I am refreshed And stronger now Because of each Enchanting land Now, slowly Onto a plain Where I have come Upon a crossroad Not knowing Where… Continue reading The Pilgrim Dance (St. Joan and St. Thérèse)