The town of Lisieux, in Normandy, was an important medieval center. It is today one of the most important pilgrimage sites in all of France, and draws thousands of pilgrims who come to venerate Saint Therese de Lisieux (2 January, 1873 – 30 September, 1897), a Roman Catholic nun who became a saint.
Saint Therese de Lisieux is sometimes known as "The Little Flower of Jesus". She was received the title of Doctor of the Church, one of only three women to ever receive this high honour. Saint Therese preached the doctrine of the Little Way, in which she explained that in order to achieve holiness it was not necessary to accomplish great deeds or heroic acts, but rather to love purely like children because "only children, and those who are like them, will be admitted to the heavenly banquet"
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