Statue of St. Thérèse of Liseux in the nave
St. Thérèse de Lisieux, The Little Flower, is pictured here with her characteristic roses. A French Carmelite nun, a saint, and a Doctor of the Church, she advanced a simple but beautiful spirituality called the “Little Way”:
Love proves itself by deeds, so how am I to show my love? Great deeds are forbidden me. The only way I can prove my love is by scattering flowers and these flowers are every little sacrifice, every glance and word, and the doing of the least actions for love.
- St. Thérèse of Lisieux
The base of this statue used to contain a first class relic of the saint until...