The Carmelite Monastery in the Oak Lane section of Philadelphia 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, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Maureen O’Riordan will speak on “The marital spirituality of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin: Spouses Carrying Each Other to God” at 1 p.m.
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, with a special blessing for couples, begins at 3:30 p.m.
The Carmelite Bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For details visit the website of the monastery, located at 66th Avenue and Old York Road, Philadelphia.
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