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Getting to know: St Therese of Lisieux

July 20, 2013
St Therese of Lisieux
St Therese was born in France in 1873. When she was 15 she entered a Carmelite monastery, where she lived with humility and simplicity her total trust in God. In 1927, she was proclaimed Patroness of the Missions because of her deep desire to be a missionary, and for her extraordinary willingness to give everything for the good of others. St Therese is also a Doctor of the Church.
St Therese of Lisieux, Patroness of the Missions, pray for us!
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