December 12, 2017

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux on the Infant Christ

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, born Marie Françoise-Thérèse Martin, popularly referred to as “the Little Flower” or St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, was a French Discalced Carmelite nun. This beloved saint experienced profound spiritual insights attained in prayer. This is her reflection on the Infant Christ.
A God who became so small could only be mercy and love. 
— St. Thérèse of Lisieux
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Prayer for St. Thérèse of Lisieux’s Intercession

Almighty God, you open your Kingdom to those who are humble and to little ones, lead us to follow trustingly in the little way of Saint Thérèse, so that through her intercession we may see your eternal glory revealed. Through our Lord Jesus Christ your Son, who reigns with you and with the Holy Spirit. Amen.

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