On 10 June 1914 Pope Saint Pius X signed the decree introducing the cause for the beatification and canonization of Thérèse of the Child Jesus that was submitted by the Diocese of Bayeux and Lisieux.
Quote of the day: 19 October
Guy Gaucher, O.C.D., master biographer of St. Thérèse, was ordained Bishop of Meaux, France 19 October 1986
Quote of the day: 2 October
With your celestial aid, in peace I await the other life
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 9
Don’t think that when I’m in Heaven I’ll make your life easy
Quote of the day: 29 September
How do I die? I will never know how to die!
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 8
What do death and life mean to me? Jesus, my joy is to love you!
Quote of the day: 28 September
Earthly air is missing, when will the good Lord give me heavenly air?
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 7
My only joy on this earth is to be able to make you rejoice
Quote of the day: 27 September
I like Lourdes water better, it's more pious
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 6
If sometimes I shed tears my joy is to hide them well
Quote of the day: 26 September
See, that's an image of me, my life is hanging on by a tiny thread.
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 5
My joy is to remain little So when I fall down along the way I can get up very quickly
Quote of the day: 25 September
A little victim of love can't think that what her Spouse sends her out of love is awful
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 4
My joy, it's the Holy Will of Jesus my only love
Quote of the day: 24 September
My own good is undoubtedly to suffer
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 3
My joy is to love suffering, I gratefully accept the thorns mixed in with the flowers
Quote of the day: 23 September
Crying was very painful for Thérèse as she neared death
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 2
Joy is in my heart... This joy isn't fleeting... I possess it without return
Quote of the day: 22 September
What a grace to have faith! If I didn't have faith, I would have killed myself...
St. Thérèse Novena: My Joy! — Day 1
He knows that even though I don’t have the joy of the Faith, I try at least to do its work