Mother Maria of Paris: Saint of the Open Door

“No amount of thought will ever result in any greater formulation than the three words, ‘Love one another,’ so long as it is love to the end and without exceptions.”

Mother Maria Skobstova

Those who know the details of her life tend to regard Mother Maria Skobtsova as one of the greatest saints of the twentieth century: a brilliant theologian who lived her faith bravely in nightmarish times, finally dying a martyr’s death at the Ravensbruck concentration camp in Germany in 1945.

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