On Saturday, July 12, 2014, the Feast of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, who were married at midnight during the night between July 12 and July 13, 1858, will be observed in their home city of Alencon with a "march" for couples; a conference by Cardinal Baldisseri, the secretary-general of the Synod on the Family); visits to sites frequented by the Martin family; special activities for children; and a solemn Mass at whichh Cardinal Baldisseri will preside. The schedule:
July 11: 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., in the Chapel of the Martin family home, a vigil of adoration.
July 12: • 8:45 a.m. : March of husbands and wives • 4:00 p.m. Conference by Cardinal Baldisseri • 6.00 p.m.: Mass at the Basilica of Notre Dame, where Blessed Louis and Zelie were married.
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.