The Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux With Additional Writings and Sayings of St. Thérèse

Days of Grace

Motto of the Little Flower

From St. John of the Cross

"LOVE IS REPAID BY LOVE ALONE"


"My Days of Grace"

  • Birthday . . . . January 2, 1873
  • Baptism . . . . January 4, 1873
  • The Smile of Our Lady . May 10, 1883
  • First Communion . . May 8, 1884
  • Confirmation . . . June 14, 1884
  • Conversion. . . . December 25, 1886
  • Audience with Leo XIII. November 20, 1887
  • Entry into the Carmel . April 9, 1888
  • Clothing . . . . January 10, 1889
  • Profession. . . . September 8, 1890
  • Taking of the Veil. . September 24, 1890
  • Act of Oblation . . June 9, 1895

  • [ENTRY INTO HEAVEN--September 30, 1897]
 

For God to live in your hearts, you must love.