Who is St. Thérèse?

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face

The Little Flower of Jesus

St. Therese of the Child Jesus is one of the most popular Catholic Saints since apostolic times. As a Doctor of the Church, she is the subject of much theological comment and study, and, as an appealing young woman whose message has touched the lives of millions, she remains the focus of much popular devotion.

Feast Day: October 1
Date of Birth: January 2, 1873
Birthplace: Alencon, France
Died: September 30, 1897
Age: 24