The Mother Of The Little Flower: The Sister Of St. Therese Tells Us About Her Mother
Was St. Therese's mother herself a saint? The Church now says "Yes!"Zelie Martin and her husband, Louis, were declared Venerable by the Church in 1994 for their heroic virtue, and the couple's cause is now complete, ending with their cannonization in 2015. Zelie married at 27, bore 9 children, ran a home business and did a superb job of raising 5 daughters, including "the greatest saint of modern ...
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: TAN Books; Reissue edition (August 1, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.2 x 7 inches
Amazon Rank: 157705
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“True, he most certainly is, but my goodness, this woman was so holy I cannot even talk about it. Yet I will attempt to. This is the short biography of Zelie Martin, wife of Louis Martin, and mother of St Thérèse of Lisieux. The book was written by...”
imes" (St. Pius X). She died of breast cancer at 45, but her greatness was recognized by her family and friends, and is now known to the world.Zelie suffered many of the ordinary burdens of life, yet she was happy, loved her children madly and enjoyed them immensely. This book was written by her daughter, Celine, who had access to Zelie's letters and to the reminiscences of her older sisters in the Carmel of Lisieux. It is authentic and inspiring, showing what a tremendous life's work and accomplishment it is to be a truly Catholic mother. Looking at Zelie's picture, one can see her incredible character, integrity, goodness, constancy and love.