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St. Therese Lisieux, St. Teresa of Avila, and St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) welcoming St. Teresa of Calcutta. <3

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Happy Memorial of St Thérèse of the Child Jesus – October 1 #pinterest #stthereseofthechildjesus Although she was only fifteen, Theresa did not expect to be babied. “Obedience, prayer and sacrifice” were her program. She had a thirst to suffer for love of God. May Jesus make me a martyr of the heart or of the body-or better, both!” she wrote. And she meant it. In winter she suffered from the bitter cold.........

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