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EXCLUSIVE: St.Thérèse of Lisieux

Photo of the Day | Thu Dec 28 2017
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX

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Photo of the Day: December 28, 2017

Get an exclusive glimpse into some of the incredible details of the life of one of our most beloved saints!

SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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The Universal symbol of St. Thérèse’s presence .
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Devotional candles inside the Basilica.
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Confessional in Thérèse’s childhood church.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Crucifix which young Thérèse used to pray for sinners.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Devotional alcove honoring the Saint and her parents.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Chapel within the Lisieux Carmel. (Convent)
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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WWII soldier’s book from St. Thérèse that miraculously stopped a bullet.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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The Crypt of the Basilica - Tomb of Zelie and Louise Martín.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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In the garden behind Les Buissonnets - Thérèse pleads with her father, Louis, to join the Carmel.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Mosaics lining the Crypt below the Basilica - home to the tomb of Zelie and Louis Martín.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Colorful domed mosaics surround the altar of the Basilica, built to honor St. Thérèse.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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The Carmelite order maintains the garden behind Les Buissonnets.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Thérèse’s childhood bedroom with a replica of The Smiling Virgin - the site of her miraculous healing.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Hair from St. Thérèse in her childhood room - Les Buissonnets.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Les Buissonnets - St. Thérèse’s childhood home.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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Crucifix inside the Basilica, containing a relic of St. Thérèse’s right arm.
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX
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The bell tower outside the Basilica.
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The Basilica - built in devotion to St. Thérèse

Photography by Mercy McNab for Aleteia

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