Oil Dedicated to St Therese of Lisieux 3 (Patron for Homeless People)
Oil Dedicated to St Therese of Lisieux 3 (Patron for Homeless People) from A Blessed Call To Love, Ireland.
Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, also known as St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, was a French Roman Catholic nun who lived from 1873 to 1897. She is widely known as a saint and is considered one of the most popular saints of the Catholic Church.
Born in Alençon, France, on January 2, 1873, Thérèse was the youngest of nine children. Her mother died when she was four, and Thérèse deeply affected by her loss. Her family very religious, and Thérèse was raised in a strict Catholic environment. She entered the Carmelite convent in Lisieux at the age of 15 and took her final vows in 1890.
Thérèse’s health began to decline in 1896, and she diagnosed with tuberculosis. She died on September 30, 1897, at the age of 24. Thérèse canonized by the Catholic Church in 1925 and named a Doctor of the Church in 1997.
Thérèse’s popularity as a saint is due in part to her “little way” and her focus on simple acts of love and kindness. She often depicted with a bouquet of roses, which she believed symbolized the beauty of life and the love of God. Thérèse the patron saint of missionaries, florists, and the sick, and her feast day celebrated on October 1.
Today, St. Thérèse of Lisieux still revered by Catholics around the world. Her writings and teachings continue to inspire people to lead a life of simplicity, humility, and love.
On this day, we offer a heartfelt prayer to St. Therese of Lisieux, the Patron for homeless people. St. Therese, we turn to you with compassion and empathy, seeking your intercession for those without a place to call home. Like you, who embraced a simple and caring life, inspire us to extend kindness and support to those experiencing homelessness. May your guiding spirit bring comfort and hope to those in need, and may they find the warmth of God’s love amid their challenges. St. Therese of Lisieux, be a source of solace and assistance for all homeless individuals, and may your prayers bring about the grace of God, guiding them to a place of security and dignity. Amen.
“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat. Was thirsty and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me. I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”