Definition of Teresa of Lisieux, St in English:

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Teresa of Lisieux, St

Pronunciation: /liːˈzjəː/
(also Thérèse)
(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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