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Calming the Inner Storm

St. Thérèse of Lisieux and the Path to Peace

By: Joseph F. Schmidt, FSC

Calming the Inner Storm: St. Thérèse of Lisieux and the Path to Peace by Joseph F. Schmidt, FSC

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, popularly known as the Little Flower, died in 1897 at the age of twenty-four. Had she lived to be ninety, as two of her blood sisters did, she would have died in 1963.

She is, therefore, in a sense, our contemporary. As Pope John Paul II said when he named her a Doctor of the Church in 1997, she offers us...

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