St. Therese Frequently Asked Questions

How did St. Therese become known as the "Little Flower"? Read more

Her Parents

Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin were beatified on October 19, 2008. Read more

Her Life in Lisieux Carmel

Three of the Martin girls were already in Holy Orders when Therese asked her father for permission to join her sisters Marie and Pauline at the Lisieux Convent. Read more

Her School Years

In October, 1881, Louis enrolled his youngest daughter (Therese) as a day boarder at Lisieux's Benedictine Abbey school of Notre-Dame du Pre. Read more

The Little Flower

St Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face - Patroness of the Missions - the "Little Flower" Read more