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Teresa of Lisieux, St

Line breaks: St Ter¦esa of Lisieux
Pronunciation: /liːˈzjəː
 
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(also Thérèse)

Definition of Teresa of Lisieux, St in English:

( 1873–97), French Carmelite nun; born Marie-Françoise Thérèse Martin. In her autobiography L’Histoire d’une âme (1898) she taught that sanctity can be attained through continual renunciation in small matters, and not only through extreme self-mortification. Feast day, 3 October.

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