I know I had a spiritual healing that day.

I had been away from the Church and sacraments for sometime. My cousin from Sharon, PA called me one Saturday morning wanting to come over to make a visit to Rhoda Wise’s home…I told my cousin that I would find out how to get there, but that I would not go with her. After much pleading by my cousin and to avoid a high phone bill for her, I finally agreed to take her there. My cousin, her two daughters, my sister, my niece, my daughter and myself all went together. We walked into this small humble home in 1980. I smelled the scent of roses like I had never smelled roses before and have never again. The hair on my arms stood up. I was walking around looking behind all of the pictures for rose scented sachets that I figured must be hidden behind these pictures. This lady with a little smile on her face came up to me and asked if she could help me. I told her I smelled roses but could not see any. I asked her what was behind the closed door…She told me her living quarters were behind that door. I had the audacity to ask if I could look there for the roses. She told me certainly. I even looked in the bathroom. I could find no trace of roses anywhere. This lady told me the smell of roses was from St. Theresa, the Little Flower. I went down on my knees and cried uncontrollably for a very long time. I know I had a spiritual healing that day. JJ