I very much desire that you shouldn’t have any more time to be sick; here, we’re all more or less ill with the flu, but nothing serious; thanks be to God we’re all on our feet.
Servant of God Sr. Françoise-Thérèse Martin, V.H.M.
Léonie Martin, Visitation Monastery, Caen
Writing to her sister Pauline, 3 November 1918 (excerpt)
Up until now we’ve been spared from the flu.
Sr. Marie of the Sacred Heart, O.C.D.
Marie Martin, Carmel of Lisieux
Writing to her sister Léonie, 10 November 1918 (excerpt)