Céline tells us that Thérèse "received an audience with the Holy Father on Sunday 20th November 1887 with the pilgrims of the dioceses of Coutances, Bayeux, and Nantes"
When she went to Rome, she told me that she had no fear of her purity being tainted by anything she came across on the trip, because she had placed herself under St Joseph’s protection.
After fifty years of eremitical life, to find oneself suddenly displaced... this is a real martyrdom
This year, on the 9th of June, feast of the Holy Trinity, I received the grace to understand more than ever how much Jesus desires to be loved
The day of my Habit Reception, 6th April 1883, my poor little Thérèse, who was very sick at that time, came to embrace me before the ceremony