imageYesterday, August 28, 2012, Carmel, Garden of God blog reprinted “Canticle to the Holy Face” – poem by St. Therese based on the Shroud of Turin. Go have a look:

The Holy Face of Jesus

(after the Holy Shroud of Turin)

This image is a reproduction of the drawing by Sr. Genevieve of the Holy Face

(Celine Martin) sister of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face

Canticle to the Holy Face

Dear Jesus! ‘tis Thy Holy Face

Is here the start that guides my way;

They countenance, so full of grace,

Is heaven on earth, for me, to-day.

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