“God would have to work a little miracle to make me grow up in an instant.” –St. Therese of Lisieux
On April 9, 1888, our St. Therese entered into Carmel at Lisieux. After many trials and obstacles, God enabled her vocation of love.
One hundred and twenty-eight years ago today, St. Therese of Lisieux had her famous audience with Pope Leo XIII. During this audience, she was given permission to enter the Carmel.
St. Therese joined a special group of saints on October 19, 1997. St. Pope John Paul II declared St. Therese a doctor of the Church on this day because of her writings and spirituality.
Today marks the one year anniversary of the canonization of Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin, parents of St. Therese of Lisieux. The Martin’s were the first married couple to be canonized together. This saintly couple helps us understand the upbringing of St. Therese of Lisieux and her sisters, as Fr. Bob Colaresi, O. Carm., director […]
Today we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the canonization of Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin, parents of St. Therese of Lisieux.
On May 13, 1883, St. Therese was healed by Our Lady of the Smile. She suffered a mysterious illness at age ten. The doctors did not know what the cause of her convulsions, fever, and hallucinations. During this time Therese was very upset by the death of her mother and losing Pauline, her oldest sister, to the Carmel in Lisieux.