Saturday, October 1, 2016

St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Saint of the Day

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St. Thérèse of Lisieux

The Little Flower St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face is one of the Church’s most popular saints. Thérèse was born in 1873 to Louis Martin, a watchmaker, and Zelie Guerin, a lace-maker. She was one of nine children, four of whom died very young. Thérèse suffered greatly in her early life …