Posts Tagged ‘St Therese of Lisieux’

Edith Piaf’s link to Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Monday, October 11th, 2021

When Edith Piaf was only six years old she was suffering from a form of blindness. She was staying with an aunt who ran a brothel in a town near Lisieux.” The aunt had the idea of taking her niece and her boarders to pray at Thérèse’s tomb, and the arrival of the little troupe Read more

Synod sainthood for St Therese of Lisieux’s parents likely

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Pope Francis is expected to canonise the parents of St Therese of Lisieux during the synod on the family in October. The canonisations of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin were announced by Cardinal Angelo Amato during a conference last month, according to a Catholic News Service report. “Thanks be to God, in October two spouses, Read more