The Beatification of
Venerable Zelie and Louis Martin
Icon painted by Paul Orlando for the Parish of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel in Trieste, Italy. Displayed on "Saint Therese of Lisieux: A Gateway: with the permission of Fr. Antonio Sangalli, O.C.D.
The Beatification of Louis and Zelie Martin
- Louis and Zelie Martin: The Events of Beatification Sunday, October 19, 2008
- Louis and Zelie Martin: Press kit for the Beatification
Beatification of Louis and Zelie Martin:
Photo Show of Blessed Zelie and Louis Martin
shows the same photographs individually.
The Miracle That Made Louis and Zelie Martin Blessed
"A pilgrimage to the beatification of Louis and Zelie Martin:
Alencon and Lisieux, 2008"
a photo show by Susan Ehlert
with music and captions (7 minutes)
International Sites for Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin
- French: the site of the diocese of Bayeux and Lisieux, with much information about the beatification and the lives of Blessed Zelie and Louis Martin.
French text of the homily Cardinal Saraiva Martins gave at Lisieux for the beatification, October 19, 2008, courtesy of the Web site of the shrine at Lisieux.
French: the site of the diocese of Sees, in which Zelie was born and in which Louis and Zelie spent their married life..
The first feast of Louis and Zelie Martin, July 12, 2009
- Photos of St. Patrick's Church, Columbus, Ohio, celebrating the first feast of Louis and Zelie Martin
Advance publicity about the beatification of Louis and Zelie Martin
- The first announcement of the beatification in English: "Saturday, July 11, 2008, 7:00 p.m. EDT: Venerable Zelie and Louis Martin are to be beatified on Mission Sunday, October 19, 2008, at Lisieux. Cardinal Saraiva Martins announced it this afternoon when he presided at a Solemn Pontifical Mass at Notre-Dame Church at Alencon in honor of the 150th anniversary of their wedding. Fr. Linus Ryan, O. Carm., director of the National Office for St. Therese in Ireland, notified me by telephone."
"Miracle Attributed to St. Therese's Parents"
July 3, 2008, Zenit.org
"Bodies of parents of St. Therese exhumed in France"
June 5, 2008, Catholic News Service
Scroll down to 28 August 1877 for important dates in her cause
Scroll down to 29 July 1894 for important dates in his cause