One spiritual writer tells us that God had us in mind and our reading of Scripture when He inspired the evangelists of old. How, then, does this help us to appreciate St Paul’s words to the Romans? Where does this suggest we turn when we need to grow in hope?
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When she was only seven (two years before her First Holy Communion), Helena already sensed in her soul the call to embrace the religious life. When later she made her desire known to her parents, they categorically did not acquiesce in her entering a convent. Because of this situation Helena strove to stifle this divine call within her.