• During this same year of 1896 another desire began to grow in me. I began to feel an ever greater yearning to love Jesus Crucified very much, and at the same time a desire to suffer with him and to help him in his sufferings.

    Saint Gemma Galgani , Aeterna Press (2016). “Saint Gemma Galgani Collection [2 Books]”, p.56, Aeterna Press