Like Mother, Like Daughter: Therese of Lisieux Could Sew!

Chasuble made by St. Therese

Three-year-old Thérèse sat at her mother’s feet, watching as her mother quickly moved the bobbins and pins on the small pillow.  Only when she was older would Thérèse realize that her mother was the finest lacemaker in all of Alençon, and that Alençon, France was where the finest lace in the world was created.     *     *     *     *     * I’m telling you a story I recall from my own childhood.  I was perhaps five or six when I received a children’s book about St. Thérèse the Little Flower; and … [Read more...]


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