The Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux (Tan Classics)
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About the AuthorSt. After she converted interiorly and began to read Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ, she joined 2 of her sisters in a discalced Carmelite convent as a nun at just 15 years old. After her oldest sister was elected prioress, Therese became a permanent novice to allay suspicions that her family was dominating the small community. She was later installed as the thirty-third Doctor of the Church by Pope John Paul II in 1997.. She lived humbly, concealing her intense prayer life and countless sacrifices Therese is the author of her own popular autobiography entitled The Story of a Soul, which she began writing in 1895, and she instituted a simple path to holiness now widely known as the "Little Way". Therese of Lisieux, also known as "There
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Therese of Liseux the "greatest Saint of modern times". Therese shows us how her "Little Way" of love and trust comes straight from Sacred Scripture. This method was approved by Pope Pius XI as a way for all to grow in holiness through unfailing confidence and childlike delight in God's merciful love. Pope Benedict XVI Encourages Reading "Story of a Soul" The Story of a Soul conveys St Therese of Liseux's "Little Way" of spiritual childhood - her "elevator" to Heaven, as she called it. This is the original TAN edition now with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, new size and quality binding, and the same trusted content.. Again and again in this book, St. This book belongs in every Catholic home, for Pope St Pius X stated St
Therese of Lisieux, also known as "Therese of the Child Jesus" and "The Little Flower", was the last of nine children born to Louis and Zelie Martin, at France in 1873. After her oldest sister was elected prioress, Therese became a permanent novice to allay suspicions that her family was dominating the small community. She lived humbly, concealing her intense pray