Prayers to Saint Therese

Saint Therese of Lisieux is one of the most popular and well known saints, having been canonized by Pope Pius XI in 1925. From Normandy in France, Therese was a Carmelite nun, answering the call at only fifteen and followed a simple and practical spiritual life. She contracted tuberculosis at the age of 24 and passed away.

Saint Therese is commonly known as "The Little Flower of Jesus" who lived her life quietly but became well known posthumously because of her spiritual autobiography.

Saint Therese the Little Flower

St. Therese,
The Little Flower,
please pick me a rose
from the Heavenly garden
and send it to me
with a message of love.
Ask God to grant me
the favor I thee implore
and tell Him I will love Him
each day more and more.

(The above prayer, plus 5 Our Father's, 5 Hail Mary's, and 5 Glory Be's, must be said on 5 successive days, before 11 A.M. On the 5th day, the 5th set of prayers having been completed, offer one more set - 5 Our Father's, 5 Hail Mary's and 5 Glory Be's.)

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Saint Therese

Prayer to Her

Your servant of God,
St. Therese of the Child 
Jesus, who in her dying moments did say:
I will spend my heaven in doing good upon earth, hasten to let fall upon me a shower of
roses that I too may be
inflamed with that fire of love 
which burned so brilliantly in 
your heart and which 
brought you so gloriously to 
the arms of Jesus, my lord 
and my God. Amen.

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Saint Therese

Author: Stephen Connelly

Stephen was born in Ireland but now calls Massachusetts home. He is married and together they have four children. Stephen loves writing, especially on his favorite subject Catholicism, and we are extremely fortunate that he has chosen to write for the Catholic Faith Store.

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