Returning to Rome from her trips abroad, Maestra Thecla spoke enthusiastically about the customs, climate and natural beauty of the countries she visited, but at the same time she always underscored the sufferings and moral miseries of the people. “If only those multitudes of people could know the Lord!” she exclaimed.
Aware that indigenous Daughters of St. Paul could approach their own people more effectively, she encouraged the sisters to work hard for vocations. “Let us always be generous,” she urged them. “In this way the Lord will send us vocations because there is so much good to be done in the world.” …. + More