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Generations of Catholics have admired this young saint, called her the "Little Flower", and found in her short life more inspiration for own lives than in volumes by theologians. Yet Therese died when she was 24, after having lived as cloistered Carmelite for less than ten years. She never went on missions, never founded a religious order, never performed great works. The only book of hers, published after her death, was an brief edited ... Continue Reading

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  1. KB
    3 years ago

    St. Therese- God Bless you. Please pray for me, my family and friends. Please give him patience, understanding, and please give me confidence and patience. Thank you for your blessings. Amen.

  2. Rosemary
    3 years ago

    My darling friend, advocate, rescuer, Saint Theresa,
    From my youth, I have fond, sentimental memories of quiet conversation in church when no one else was there, just between you and me, remember? Just Theresa of the Roses and Rosemary. In dedicating my devotion to you, as a child, I came to trust your "little way," and you became the little sister I never had, showering me with roses all my life, even when the thorns became unfathomable. Loving you beyond words, I needed to thank you for every intercession you made on my behalf: So, I named my only child after you...and me...Resa Rose, because she is the most important conversation now between you, my faithful friend and sister, and me, your Rose. (Just between us, we did a great job raising her: If I'm your Rose, Resa is your garden.) We love you, almost as much as He does, but you already knew that...

  3. Kathleen
    3 years ago

    Saint Therese you wrote "Love proves itself by deeds"... I pray for fortitude so I may continue to help my family and friends both near and far, for patience in dealing with life's greatest hardships and the challenges of everyday life. Allow me to have a positive effect on those around me who are hurting more than I.

  4. catholic
    3 years ago

    Saint Therese of Lisieux, pray for us!

  5. christie
    3 years ago

    Dear St. Therese, I love the way your sisters cared for you upon the early death of your beloved and saintly mother. I come from a family of 4 sisters, but we are as far apart from each other as possibly can be, due to misconceptions, misunderstanding, competitiveness and the desire of each to be richer and more successful than the other. It is such a shame, because when were poor and struggling loved each other dearly, looked out for each other and protected each other. I offer all the hurts, pain and misunderstanding to you. Even if mending our ways seems so far, help me to move on and do what is pleasing to God. I believe that with Jesus and His Mother Mary as my daily support I will be able to. St. Therese, protect all my children, keep them safe from all bodily and spiritual harm. I depend on you and your intercession. Send me a rose from Heaven. Amen.

  6. christine
    3 years ago

    Dear St. Therese, I honour you. Please intercede for me and help my with all my worries and concern. Please pray that I be a better person.

  7. Joseph Kulandai Theresammal,Murugathuran patty
    3 years ago

    Great people are usually simple people. What makes them great is their passion. She turned her face towards the cross of Christ and her life showed forth the Kingdom of the Lord, when humbly, for his sake, she dwelt apart, to wait on him in silence with the poor, the Chaste of Body and clean of heart. Pray for us.

  8. Christine
    3 years ago

    Saint Teresa of the Child jesus,, You inspired me as a child to also yearn to do good and dedicate my life to God. I have strayed from this ideal but still long to do what is right. Help me patch up rifts with friends and family especially those who love me most and whom I therefore hurt the most. Shower us with roses of peace and reconciliation for the greater glory of Jesus. Amen

  9. ch
    3 years ago

    St. Therese of Lisieux. lovely little saint, also fondly called "little flower", you inspired many families to have at least one daughter named after you. I've prayed to you often in Santa Maria della Victoria, in Via Settembre, Rome. I remember what I asked you. Today, I see the wisdom of what you offered in answer to my prayer. Thank you dear saint.
    I have a sister named after you, with whom I have many, many differences of opinion. Help her to see that my bedridden mother's needs are of paramount importance, and therefore the maid must not be given home leave. Help her to treat my mother well.
    Dear saint, help us in the path of holiness in our everday life, not be doing great things, but by doing little things well, humbly and attributing the success to God alone. Help me in getting the support of my colleagues to contribute to the welfare of all the supporting staff in my school. I ask this in Jesus name. Amen.

  10. yessenia
    3 years ago

    St. Theresa little flower girl i pray that my family be reunited.Only God knows how i feel right now. My husband means alot to me and i need him so much. Sometimes i feel selfish for asking this from our dear Lord, but i not only am asking this for myself but also for our three daughters. I pray for my family

  11. Rick Lemus and family
    3 years ago

    There isn't enough space nor time to explain how many miracles we have received through the intercession of this precious, little yet great Saint - The Little Flower of JESUS -
    We have received roses and petals during moments when we least expected and just before the end of a novena or in the middle of a novena, in the most unusual places, and most peculiar shapes and/or forms-
    If you are in need of something special for yourself, for your family, for your friends, for your neighbors, ask The Little Flower of JESUS - be consistent and she will ask HER beloved JESUS and MARY to help you - it will happen WITHOUT A DOUBT AT ALL - you will get your petals one way or another and she will not have you wait very long

  12. Azyia
    3 years ago

    God Bless You Saint Therese You Go Girl

  13. J
    3 years ago

    St Therese, only you know the pain that I feel. Please help everyone around me to understand. Please give me the strength and confidence that I desperately need to get through this situation. Please provide me with guidance so that it can work out. Amen.

  14. Allison
    3 years ago

    Dear little flower St Therese of Lisieux pray for me and my family. St Therese please help with me through this difficult time, help me with my grief for my baby boy, please look after him.
    St Therese you are right; it is the little things that keep God's kingdom growing, guide us all to live better lives. I will be thinking of you on your special day this Saturday xxx

  15. nadine
    3 years ago

    saint therese i love you,i need you,i need your prayers for me and my family...your birthday is next week and i want to celebrate it with love faith and surrender ...i know that you take care of me ,and you are my precouis favorite saint me to be humble and understand GOD's will in my know i love to live my life for jesus and only me to understand what's jesus wants from me ,and what is my vocation in life...for me i want to love ,to live love on earth like in paradise ...i want to walk on your steps..i want to help others to know and love jesus ,because i experienced his eternel love and graces and i need to tell the whole world about our lord's LOve and mercy,help me in my mission i beg you....please kiss the feet of our holy mother from me and tell her that i can't stop thinking about her ...send her my is for her <3 MON GRAND AMOUR sainte therese I LOVE U...<3+

  16. valeriie
    3 years ago

    Thank you St Theresa

  17. Maureen O'Riordan
    3 years ago

    Thank you for this story of the life of St. Therese of Lisieux. For photos, videos, and articles about her life, writings, spirituality, and mission, please visit The site also contains much information about the life and beatification of her parents, Blessed Zelie and Louis Martin, and about the English translation of their letters, "A Call to a Deeper Love: The Family Correspondence of the Parents of St. Therese of the Child Jesus" published in July 2011.

  18. SARAH
    3 years ago

    Thank you St Theresa I am glad I have discovered you I know I will receive my rose.

  19. sarah woods
    3 years ago

    Thank you St Theresa please continue to pray that all goes well for Leonard.

  20. Edel
    3 years ago

    St therese thank you for the signs you have given me...i know you are hearing my prayers please grant them st therese i wish to reconcile with Kevin and for healing to come to our relationship for it to go back to way it was before all the fighting started.i ask that you help him to open up more to me and for us to be able to communicate better st therese.for him to see me for who i am and be able to receive the love i give him.e means world to me st therese he doesn't realise it and i no longer have the energy to fight with him everything has went wrong this year my dad gettin two strokes he was happiest thing to happen me e doesn't realise but it is true i don't know what to do i beg u st therese please help us to reunite and heal and for love peace and harmony to surround us xxx

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