New resources in English about the soon-to-be-Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux

Several generous translators have contributed to English translations of the conference "The Martin Couple: A Path to Sanctity that Imparts Faith" and the homily "The human charm of Christian sanctity" delivered by Cardinal Saraiva Martins at the celebrations at Alencon and Lisieux, July 12-13, 2008, of the 150th anniversary of the marriage of the Venerable Zelie and Louis Martin, the mother and father of St. Therese of Lisieux, when the Cardinal announced that they are to be beatified on Mission Sunday, October 19, 2008.  To read the conference and the homily, please visit /press-kit-for-the-beatificatio/

To read the article "Louis and Zelie Martin: A Marriage of Love," by Guy Gaucher, O.C.D., auxiliary bishop emeritus of Byeux and Lisieux and distinguished scholar of St. Therese, please visit /their-lives/ and click on the first link on the page, directly underneath the video.  This was published in French by Feu et Lumiere, July/August 2004 issue.  I thank the authors, publishers, and translators.