Lisieux


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Lisieux

(lēzyö`), town (1990 pop. 24,056), Calvados dept., N France. It is one of the oldest towns in Normandy. Its modern importance dates from the canonization (1925) of St. Theresa, whose shrine there attracts many pilgrims. Lisieux has some small industries. Two thirds of the town was destroyed in World War II, but several beautiful old churches remain.

Lisieux

a town in NW France: Roman Catholic pilgrimage centre, for its shrine of St Th?r?se, who lived there. Pop.: 23 166 (1999)
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Bishop of Middlesbrough, the Right Reverend Terence Drainey, will dedicate the church to St Therese of Lisieux on Tuesday, May 3, at 7pm.
The two remaining female doctors, Teresa of Avila (1515-82), and Therese of Lisieux (1873-97), were each cloistered nuns with a deep desire to serve humanity.
TherAA"se of the Child Jesus, Lisieux, and the Holy Face, aka Marie Francoise TherAA"se Guerin Martin, pronounced "TheREZ"; we even dropped the "Saint" most of the time, referring to her only by her first name, as in, "Yay, sinagot na ako ni TherAA"se
At the ages of nine and 14 she tried to enter the Carmelite monastery in Lisieux, but was told she was too young.
A casket containing a collection of bones of St Thrse of Lisieux went on display at St Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, in Newcastle's Worswick Street.
St Therese of Lisieux was born in Normandy in 1873 and died of tuberculosis in 1897, aged 24.
St Thrse of Lisieux, who died in 1897 aged 24, is regarded by millions of devotees as one of the greatest saints of modern times.
St Thrse of Lisieux died in 1897, aged 24 and is regarded by millions of devotees as one of the greatest saints of modern times.
Worshippers from across Wales and the South West will flock to the Metropolitan Cathedral of St David when it hosts the relics of St Thrse of Lisieux on September 22 and 23.
St Teresa, also known as St Thrse of Lisieux or the Little Flower, was born in France on January 2, 1873.
To add to the SFR end load cartoner installed last year at Flers, France, prepared foods company CHARAL has just installed another Kliklok SFR machine at their plant in Lisieux.