The Story of a Life: St. Theresa of Lisieux

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Harper Collins, Jun 17, 1993 - Religion - 240 pages
St. Therese's bestselling autobiography, The Story of a Soul, inspired readers around the world. Now, Father Gaucher, the priest who has devoted himself to telling her story, gives a fresh, complete account of this remarkable woman, who died at 24, but left a lasting legacy of spiritual insight and inspiration for all Christians. 31 photographs.
 

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Contents

The refectory
102
The Burial 24 September 1890 to 20 February 1893114
114
Louis Martin in his invalid chair
121
Towards Maturity under Mother Agnes of Jesus
124
To Live for Love1 1895 rough draft in Thereses hand
127
The novitiate 28 April 1895
138
The Blossoming January 1895 to April 1896
143
Therese as Joan of Arc
145

Before School 16 November 1877 to 3 October 1881
31
The dining room at Les Buissonnets
35
Pupils at the Abbey in 1880
37
At School with the Benedictines 3 October
40
Celine with Therese aged 8
56
The Third Period of my Life the Most Beautiful
63
Cast of Henri Pranzini
67
Celine Therese and Leonie drawn by Father Lepelletier
70
Golden Jubilee card of Pope Leo XIII
79
Entrance to the Lisieux Carmel
86
Postulant 9 April 1888 to 10 January 1889
87
South side of the cloister
89
Community recreation in the chestnut alley
90
Novice 10 January 1889 to 24 September 1890
101
The community doing the washing
153
Spiritual Darkness her Vocation Found at Last
161
Nine priests who played a part in Thereses life
164
Therese with members of her family
172
Thereses last cell
179
Sickness Passion Death April to 30 September
180
Different faces of Therese
191
The infirmary of the Carmel
193
Letter to Abbe Belliere 18 July 1897
199
The Storm of Glory
207
Pope John Paul II in the infirmary where Therese died
217
Genealogies of the Martin and Guerin Families
226
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About the author (1993)

Bishop Guy Gaucher is editor of The Complete Works of St. Thérèse. He lives in Avon, France.

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