St. Thérèse of Lisieux

There are approximately 89 Catholic Churches in the USA named after St. Thérèse, making her one of the top 50 most popular saints. Indeed this young French woman who lived in the 1800’s has had a huge influence, despite her short lifespan. Depictions of her in stained glass are often seen gracing churches, chapels or prayer rooms. Often referred to as “The Little Flower of Jesus”, St. Thérèse, became a nun at the age of 15, joining the cloisters at Lisieux in Normandy, France. Her life was one of simplicity and practicality, and she promoted the way of confidence and love. It was her desire to be unknown, and yet after her death from tuberculosis at the age of twenty-four, her autobiographical writings were published causing her to become one of the most well-known and popular saints of the twentieth century. Her feast day is on October 1st, and she was named co-patron of missions and co-patron of France, as well as declared Doctor of the Church. Should you require a stained glass artwork commemorating St. Thérèse in your church, contact us, we would be happy to help you find a design to your liking.

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