St. Therese of Lisieux: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 01, 2020

Generations of Catholics have admired this young saint, called her the “Little
Flower”, and found in her short life more inspiration for their 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 version of her journal called “Story
of …