Patron Saint of MISSIONS and of FLORISTS.
3rd Woman Saint proclaimed.
Feast Day on October 1st.
September 30, 1897 died at the age of 24 due to tuberculosis.
1887 became a nun at the age of 15.
January 2, 1873 birth at Alencon, France.
‘You know well enough that Our Lord does not look so much at the greatness of our actions, nor even at their difficulty, but at the love with which we do them.” -St Therese of Lisieux
LOVE THROUGH CHARITY
In celebration of the 150th birthday and 100th beatification anniversary of St Therese of the Child Jesus on April 30, 2023, her Relics (right leg bone/femur) visited the selected Dioceses and PNP/AFP Camps in the Philippines and it includes the Bicol Region (Libmanan, Camarines Sur, Legazpi City (passing), Sorsogon and Virac Catanduanes) on February 5 to 10, 2023. Relics are the remains of a saint or holy person after death, as well as the objects sanctified by contact with her or his body. This is the 5th time that the Pilgrim Relics of St Therese of the Child Jesus visited the Philippines since 2000, 2008, 2013 and 2018.
In support to this event and to carry on its mandate, RPSPU5, PSPG, designated personnel to provide security and protection to the Pilgrim Relics of St Therese an
d to its official entourage, Father Edsel Nagrampa, throughout the visit in Bicol Region with other involved agencies.