October 1st – St. Therese of Lisieux

St. Therese of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face (1873-1897)
Virgin and Doctor
Feast Day – Oct. 1st

St. Therese of Lisieux

Also known as St. Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower. St. Therese of Lisieux was born January 2nd 1873 as Thérèse Martin in Normandy, France. She entered the Carmel of Lisieux at the age of fifteen. At that time the notion that God’s anger on account of sin must be appeased by voluntary self-offering was prevalent in the Church. Instead within nine years Thérèse achieved holiness through… Read More…

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