Thérèse of Lisieux is the best known, most popular
French saint in the world, but she is also the most
With over 150 stunning photographs and plentiful
sidebars on history, geography, and themes, this gorgeous book helps us enter into the universe of “the
greatest saint of modern times” to discover the simplicity of her daily life and of her relationships, both
human and spiritual.
It invites us to a personal encounter with Thérèse,
who once wrote, “I am your sister, your friend; I will
always watch over you.” It invites us also to discover
her appealing spirituality of “the little way”. Patroness
of missions, Doctor of the Church, this Carmelite
sister who died at twenty-four has not ceased to surprise us and to spread her powerful message love
and trust across the world.
Her whole life of can be encapsulated in the poem
“Living on Love”: a passionate love of Christ lived
out in the everyday, in the joys and trials of life, in
inner sufferings and outer sufferings. Living on love
is a spiritual program for life, but to live it requires
a special grace for which we must ask, especially
through the intercession of the “Little Thérèse”.
Among the many books on her, this is a unique,
very beautiful and powerful work that will inspire
readers to desire to imitate St. Thérèse in “living on