Thérèse de Lisieux

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Thé·rèse de Li·sieux

 (tā-rĕz′ də lē-zyœ′), Saint Known as "the Little Flower." 1873-1897.
French nun whose autobiography, Story of a Soul (1898), recounts her search for spiritual innocence. She was canonized in 1925.
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Thérèse de Lisieux

(French terɛz də lizjø)
n
(Biography) Saint, known as the Little Flower of Jesus. 1873–97, French Carmelite nun, noted for her autobiography, The Story of a Soul (1897). Feast day: Oct 3
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