Virgin and Doctor of the Church
Born (1873-01-02)January 2, 1873
Alençon, France
Died September 30, 1897(1897-09-30) (aged 24)
Lisieux, France
Honored in Catholic Church
Beatified April 29, 1923 by Pope Pius XI
Canonized May 17, 1925 by Pope Pius XI
Major shrine Basilica of St. Thérèse in Lisieux, France
Feast October 1
October 3 in General Roman Calendar 1927–1969, Melkite Catholic Church
Attributes Roses
Patronage Missionaries; France; Russia; HIV/AIDS sufferers; florists and gardeners; loss of parents; tuberculosis; the Russicum.

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