Lisieux


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Lisieux

(French lizjø)
n
(Placename) a town in NW France: Roman Catholic pilgrimage centre, for its shrine of St Thérèse, who lived there. Pop: 22 109 (2006)
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References in classic literature ?
At last, at daylight she took the diligence for Lisieux.
The naming in 1997 of Saint Therese of Lisieux as a "Doctor of the church" by Pope John Paul II caused Catholics around the world to ask what the term means, what its history is, and what the significance of the title is, both for the one honored and for the Catholic tradition in general.
Saint Therese of Lisieux, another Carmelite, calls that the "Little Way" - every ordinary thing done as a prayer.
Two saints who seem to have traveled this pathway are Saints Francis of Assisi and Therese of Lisieux.
School pupils, parishioners and the public are being encouraged to visit the relics of St Therese of Lisieux in Inverness and Oban as they are moved around Scotland.
St Therese - known as the Little Flower - was aged just 24 when she died of TB in 1897 in the Carmelite Convent in the northern French town of Lisieux after a life of reverence to God.
Relics of St Therese of Lisieux will be put on display at St Mirin's Cathedral next month.