Saint Therese of Lisieux in April 1888, just before she entered Carmel. She was 15.

sainte-Therese-de-Lisieux aged She put up her hair to look older so the Bishop would let her enter Carmel

October 1 - Feast day of St. Thérèse of Lisieux. Pray for us, #sttheresethelittleflower

"If all the lowly flowers wished to be roses, nature would lose its springtime beaity, and the fields would no loner be enamellled with lovely hues. Therese of Lisieux

The "little way" of St. Thérèse of Lisieux--Do small things with great love.

Quote of the day – August 24 “Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love. Therese of Lisieux.

St. Therese of Lisieux... @Susan Bezner

Novena to Saint Therese of Lisieux. My husband prayed a novena prayer to St. Therese when I was very sick in the hospital. On the day, I was release from the hospital. The rose she gave him: Me! My Confirmation Saint: ROSE!

St. Therese of Lisieux

How happy I am to see myself imperfect and in need of God's mercy - St Therese of Lisieux

St. Therese of Lisieux - Her Little Way. Read the book, "Story of a Soul".  Great book!

"We must not be discouraged by our faults, for children fall frequently.Therese Of Lisieux

St. Therese of Lisieux - this young saint called the 'Little flower".She died when she was 24, after having lived as cloistered Carmelite for less than ten years.Her "little way" of trusting in Jesus to make her holy and relying on small daily sacrifices instead of great deeds appealed to the thousands of Catholics and others who were trying to find holiness in ordinary lives.Her feast day is october 1st.

Generations of Catholics have admired this young saint, called her the "Little Flower", and found in her short life more inspiration for their own lives than in volumes by theologians.

St. Therese of Lisieux Little Flower Rosary w Peruvian Opal & Garnet. $185.00, via Etsy.

Therese of Lisieux Little Flower Rosary w Peruvian Opal & Garnet. via Etsy.