Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 95. Chapters: John Henry Newman, Th r se of Lisieux, Thomism, Plenary Councils of Baltimore, The CatholicMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Pages: 95. Chapters: John Henry Newman, Th r se of Lisieux, Thomism, Plenary Councils of Baltimore, The Catholic University of America, Apostolicae Curae, Roman Colleges, Louis de Montfort, Aeterni Patris, Joseph Hergenr ther, James Gibbons, Vatican Secret Archives, Americanism, Vatican and Eastern Europe, Theology of Pope Leo XIII, Rerum Novarum, Ludwig von Pastor, Clare of Montefalco, Mediatrix, Giuseppe Pecci, Mariano Rampolla, List of encyclicals of Pope Leo XIII, Humanum Genus, Testem Benevolentiae Nostrae, Pontifical Academy of St.
Thomas Aquinas, Tommaso Maria Zigliara, Pope Leo XIII and Russia, Domenico Ferrata, Restoration of the Scottish hierarchy, Pope Leo XIII and Poland, Providentissimus Deus, Carpineto Romano, Officio Sanctissimo, Praeclara Gratulationis Publicae, Etsi Nos, Damiata, Arcanum, Mirae Caritatis, Satis Cognitum. Excerpt: Th r se of Lisieux (2 January 1873 - 30 September 1897), or Saint Th r se of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, born Marie-Fran oise-Th r se Martin, was a French Carmelite nun.
She is also known as The Little Flower of Jesus. She felt an early call to religious life, and overcoming various obstacles, in 1888 at the early age of 15, became a nun and joined two of her older sisters in the cloistered Carmelite community of Lisieux, Normandy.
After nine years as a Carmelite religious, having fulfilled various offices such as sacristan and assistant to the novice mistress, and having spent the last eighteen months in Carmel in a night of faith, she died of tuberculosis at the age of 24. The impact of The Story of a Soul, a collection of her autobiographical manuscripts, printed and distributed a year after her death to an initially very limited audience, was great, and she rapidly became one of the most popular saints of the twentieth century.
Pope Pius XI made her the star of his pontificate. S...