Italian Monstrance And Reliquary With Relic Theresa Of Lisieux

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This is a old wooden monstrance ( with brass cover). In this Italian monstrance you could see a reliquary with relic from Theresia of Lisieux. This monstrance is 17.4 inch H. Diametyer of the reliquary is 1.1 inch. Relic, waxseal and thread correct in place. Shipping with Fedex Economy is 45$. I want to ty\hank the writer of Wikipedia.

Thérèse of Lisieux From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
Photograph of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux in the Carmelite Brown Scapular (1895) Virgin and Doctor of the Church Born (1873-01-02)January 2, 1873
Alençon, France Died September 30, 1897(1897-09-30) (aged 24)
Lisieux, France Honored in Catholic Church Beatified April 29, 1923 by Pope Pius XI Canonized May 17, 1925 by Pope Pius XI Major shrine Basilica of St. Thérèse in Lisieux, France Feast October 1
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Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (January 2, 1873 – September 30, 1897), or Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, was a French Carmelite nun. She is also known as "The Little Flower of Jesus" or simply, "The Little Flower".

She has been a highly influential model of sanctity for Roman Catholics and for others because of the "simplicity and practicality of her approach to the spiritual life." Together with St. Francis of Assisi, she is one of the most popular saints in the history of the church. Pope Pius X called her "the greatest saint of modern times."

Therese felt an early call to religious life, and overcoming various obstacles, in 1888 at the early age of 15, she became a nun and joined two of her elder sisters in the cloistered Carmelite community of Lisieux, Normandy. After nine years as a Carmelite religious, having fulfilled various offices such as sacristan and assistant to the novice mistress, and having spent her last eighteen months in Carmel in a night of faith, she died of tuberculosis at the age of 24.

The impact of The Story of a Soul, a collection of her autobiographical manuscripts, printed and distributed a year after her death to an initially very limited audience, was great, and she rapidly became one of the most popular saints of the twentieth century. Pope Pius XI made her the "star of his pontificate". She was beatified in 1923, and canonized in 1925. Thérèse was declared co-patron of the missions with Francis Xavier in 1927, and named co-patron of France with Joan of Arc in 1944. On October 19, 1997 Pope John Paul II declared her the thirty-third Doctor of the Church, the youngest person, and only the third woman, to be so honored. Devotion to Thérèse has developed around the world.

Thérèse lived a hidden life and "wanted to be unknown," yet became popular after her death through her spiritual autobiography. She also left letters, poems, religious plays, prayers, and her last conversations were recorded by her sisters. Paintings and photographs – mostly the work of her sister Céline – further led to her being recognized by millions of men and women.

According to one of her biographers, Guy Gaucher, after her death, "Thérèse fell victim to an excess of sentimental devotion which betrayed her. She was victim also to her language, which was that of the late nineteenth century and flowed from the religiosity of her age." However, Thérèse herself said on her death-bed, "I only love simplicity. I have a horror of pretence", and she spoke out against some of the Lives of saints written in her day, "We should not say improbable things, or things we do not know. We must see their real, and not their imagined lives."

The depth of her spirituality, of which she said, "my way is all confidence and love," has inspired many believers. In the face of her littleness and nothingness, she trusted in God to be her sanctity. She wanted to go to heaven by an entirely new little way. "I wanted to find an elevator that would raise me to Jesus." The elevator, she wrote, would be the arms of Jesus lifting her in all her littleness.

Thérèse is well known throughout the world, with the Basilica of Lisieux being the second largest place of pilgrimage in France after Lourdes.

  • 1 Life
    • 1.1 Family background
    • 1.2 Birth and survival
    • 1.3 Early years
    • 1.4 Illness
    • 1.5 Complete conversion: Christmas 1886
    • 1.6 Imitation of Christ, Rome, and entry to Carmel
    • 1.7 The Little Flower in Carmel
    • 1.8 Lisieux Carmel in 1888
    • 1.9 Postulant
    • 1.10 Novice (January 10, 1889 - September 24, 1890)
    • 1.11 The Discreet life of a Carmelite - (September 1890 - February 1893)
    • 1.12 Election of Mother Agnes
    • 1.13 The discovery of the little way
    • 1.14 Offering to merciful love
    • 1.15 The final years, disease and night of faith
  • 2 Spiritual legacy
    • 2.1 The Child Jesus and the Holy Face
    • 2.2 The Little Way
    • 2.3 Autobiography – The Story of a Soul
  • 3 Recognition
    • 3.1 Canonization
    • 3.2 Grand celebration of her canonization
    • 3.3 Beatification of St. Therese's Parents
    • 3.4 The cause of Léonie Martin,Thérèse's sister
    • 3.5 Influence
    • 3.6 Relics of St. Thérèse on a world pilgrimage
    • 3.7 Religious congregations
    • 3.8 Places named after St. Thérèse
    • 3.9 Devotees of St. Thérèse
  • 4 Bibliography
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links
Life Family background

Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin was born in rue Saint-Blaise, Alençon, France, January 2, 1873, the daughter of Zélie Guérin, a lacemaker, and Louis Martin, a jeweler and watchmaker. Both her parents were devout Catholics. Louis had tried to become a monk, wanting to enter the Augustinian Monastery of the Great St Bernard, but had been refused because he knew no Latin. Zélie, possessed of a strong, active temperament, wished to serve the sick, and had also considered becoming a religious, but the superior of the sisters of the Hôtel-Dieu

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