Teresa of Lisieux, Saint


Teresa of Lisieux, Saint
Teresa of Lisieux, Saint
Short biographical article by Edith Donovan

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • Teresa of Lisieux — (1873–97)    Saint, Mystic and Devotional Writer.    Teresa was born Marie Françoise Thérèse Martin into an intensely religious family. She was determined to join the Carmelite Order and, after a personal appeal to the Pope, she was allowed to… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Thérèse of Lisieux, Saint — orig. Marie Françoise Thérèse Martin born Jan. 2, 1873, Alençon, France died Sept. 30, 1897, Lisieux; canonized May 17, 1925; feast day October 1 French Carmelite nun and Doctor of the Church. Born into a devout Roman Catholic family, she entered …   Universalium

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  • Teresa — Infobox Given name 2 gender = feminineTeresa, Theresa, and Therese ( fr. Thérèse) are feminine given names. The name is thought to be derived from the Greek verb therizein , meaning to harvest. Some common diminutives or nicknames for Teresa… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

  • Saint Teresa — may refer to:*Saint Teresa of Ávila (1515–1582), founder of the Reformed Carmelites, and Doctor of the Church *Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, O.C.D. (1873–1897), Carmelite nun, and Doctor of the Church *Saint Teresa of Los Andes (1900–1920), Carmelite …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Therese of Lisieux —     St. Thérèse of Lisieux     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thérèse of Lisieux     (Sister Teresa of the Child Jesus)     Carmelite of Lisieux, better known as the Little Flower of Jesus, born at Alençon, France, 2 January, 1873; died at Lisieux …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Teresa de Calcutta — Mère Teresa Mère Teresa de Calcutta Mère Teresa Bienheureuse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Teresa de Calcuta — Beata Madre Teresa de Calcuta …   Wikipedia Español


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