Celebrating the feast of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin at Lisieux with Cardinal Baldasseri, secretary-general of the synod on the family
At 10:30 a.m. Cardinal Baldasseri will preside at a solemn Mass for the feast of the Martin spouses in the presence of Mgr Jean-Claude Boulanger, bishop of Bayeux and Lisieux, and Mgr Jacques Habert, bishop of Seez (the diocese in which Alencon, where Louis and Zelie spent their married lives, is located). This Mass will be celebrated in the crypt of the Basilica, where the reliquary of Louis and Zelie is venerated.
At 3:00 p.m. the "petits chanteurs de Saint Vincent" of Taiwan, a children's choir, will present a concert in the crypt of the Basilica.
At 3:45 Valter and Adele Schiliro, the parents of Pietro Schiliro, the Italian child whose healing was accepted as the miracle for the beatification of Louis and Zelie, will present their testimony.
Saints Louis and Zélie Martin, the Parents of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
The lives of Saints Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux; their spirituality; the life of their family; their beatification in 2008 and canonization in 2015; what we can learn from them today. Articles, homilies, conferences, photo galleries. A unique photo show to celebrate the visit of their relics to Ireland in 2018.