Blessed Francisco Palau OCD founder of the Teresian Carmelite Missionary Sisters, cmt. This veneration consists of offering to Mary the flowers of this beautiful season in representation of her virtues.
I. The Amapola – Corn Flower (Bluebottle) The corn flower (amapola) in its beauty and in its variety of colours surpasses even the rose: it has admirable graduation from the most pure white up to the brightest crimson. Wild in the fields and cultivated in the gardens, it is for this season one of its beauties. It is odourless though but it does not matter: the perfection is distributed and divided among the different species that adorn our gardens. It is similar and so similar to the most …[Altro]