A presentation on the Carmelite community at Lisieux in the time of St. Therese by Dr. Thomas Nevin

Dr. Thomas Nevin, author of Therese of Lisieux: God's Gentle Warrior, presents on "The Lives of the Carmelites in 19th-Century France," focusing on the community of the Carmelite monastery at Lisieux in the time of St. Therese.  This illustrated lecture is part of "Women's Lives Yesterday and Today," the inaugural lecture series of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at John Carroll University.  Dr. Nevin, who is steeped in archival research about St. Therese and her surroundings, shares many previously unknown facts about the backgrounds and lives of the women who lived with St. Therese.