"I’m even more inclined to constantly blame myself for my little Hélène’s death"
To my dear little Thérèse.... A ma chère petite Thérèse. Souvenir, 3 janvier 1884
“Jesus!” That was her last word. She expressed the tenderness of her entire life.
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful (Luke 6:36)
On 5 February 1895 Céline Martin was clothed in the habit of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in the Carmel of Lisieux
St. Thérèse of Lisieux was born in Alençon, France
"I never sought anything but the truth," gasped St Thérèse on her deathbed. When crisis deepens, Carmelites search for prayer, silence, perfection, and truth