We recall the liberation of Lisieux on this date as we share a quote from Céline about her experiences during the summer of 1944: "After fifty years of eremitic life, suddenly to find myself displaced and thrown into the middle of the world, veil raised, is so savage for me, a real martyrdom..."
Guy Gaucher, O.C.D., master biographer of St. Thérèse, was ordained Bishop of Meaux, France 19 October 1986
I asked Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus to write down what I called “her little way of trust and love”
I received a special grace of intimate union with my Beloved
I asked Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus to write down what I called “her little way of trust and love,”
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.