Blessed Louis Martin

The Carmelite Monastery in Philadelphia’s Oak Lane section invites everyone to pray in the presence of the relics of St. Thérèse of Lisieux and of her parents, Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin on Sunday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At 1 p.m. Maureen O’Riordan will speak on “Blessed Louis Martin, the ‘incomparable father’ of St. Thérèse of Lisieux.” Read about Blessed Louis and St. Therese on O’Riordan’s website.

At 3:30 p.m. Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament, with a special blessing for fathers, grandfathers and godfathers, will close the day.

From 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the Carmelite Bookstore will be open.