ACH066: There are least three different shrines in the United States that claim to be the first dedicated to St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower. Tom and Noëlle Crowe relate how the shrines in Rhode Island, Alaska, and Illinois came to be, their claims to be first, and what makes each unique.
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Links for this episode:
- Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux (the Little Flower)
- Prayers to St. Thérèse
- Rhode Island:
- History of the Shrine | The National Shrine of Saint Thérèse, Juneau | Catholic Diocese of Juneau, Alaska
- The North Star Catholic / ‘Hasty move’ ends with St. Therese of Lisieux as Alaska’s patron saint – The North Star Catholic
- A Bishop’s Perspective: St. Terese, Alaska
- Alaska shrine officially recognized as national treasure – The North Star Catholic
- American Catholic History pilgrimage to the Kentucky Catholic Holy Land in 2021
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