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Paperback St. Therese the Little Flower: The Making of a Saint Book

ISBN: 0895550350

ISBN13: 9780895550354

St. Therese the Little Flower: The Making of a Saint

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She lived 24 years and was an obscure nun for nine of those. She died in 1897 and was canonized in 1925. Yet she is known the world over by Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Her statue soon appeared in most Catholic churches in the world. With St. Joan of Arc, she shares the title "Patroness of France" and with St. Francis Xavier the honor of "Principal Patroness of all Missionaries." Her devotees acknowledge her as a second St. Jude in her powerful...

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Saint Therese,The Little Flower the Making of a Saint-John Beevers,Precious Book.

This book is a beautiful small little book, on a look back at the life of St. Therese, Beautiful example about Beautiful and loving saint. Great Read and interesting facts and history.

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The life of St. Therese is a lesson to all men of spiritual greatness to be achieved by perfect love of God and total consecration of all our actions, even the smallest, to His greatest honor and glory. This famous author offers many spiritual gems of wisdom and inspires renewed affection for the incomparable child saint who "ran as a giant in the way" to sanctity. Cum Permissu Superiorum. 157pp. PB.

Delightful.

John Beevers did much to make Therese known and loved in English-speaking countries. While Fr. John Clarke's translation of Story of a Soul has replaced the Beevers version as the authoritative translation, this book remains an excellent commentary on Therese's life and saint-making. You will enjoy.
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