Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Thursday 29 February |
Saint of the Day: Bl. Antonia of Florence
Aleteia logo

EXCLUSIVE: St.Thérèse of Lisieux

Photo of the Day | published on 12/28/17
SAINT THERESE OF LISIEUX

Mercy McNab | Aleteia

Photo of the Day: December 28, 2017
Without donors, Aleteia's future is uncertain.
Join our Lenten Campaign 2024.
PLEASE MAKE A DONATION TO ALETEIA

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

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

Photography by Mercy McNab for Aleteia

Learn more Is the Little Flower the most dangerous of Saints?

Tags:
Saints
jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.