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Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

It is your arms, Jesus, which are to carry me to heaven. And so there is no need for me to grow up. In fact, just the opposite: I must stay little and become less and less.

    Facts about St. Thérèse of Lisieux

  • 19th-century French Carmelite nun known as "The Little Flower"
  • Renowned for her simplicity, great trust, and "little way" to sanctity
  • Her autobiography, Story of a Soul, has been a guide for millions