• May 17, 1925Louis and Zelie’s youngest daughter, Therese, is canonized by Pope Pius XI; she becomes St. Therese of the Child Jesus of the Holy Face, also known as “St. Therese of Lisieux” or “the Little Flower”
  •  1925 - Antonio Cardinal Vico, in Lisieux to celebrate the canonization, says “Now it is time to take care of Papa!”
  •  1941-1954 Excerpts from the letters of Zelie Martin appeared in Les Annales de Sainte-Therese de Lisieux
  •  1946 Histoire d’une famille (Story of a Family), a biography of the Martin family by Franciscan Father Stephane-Joseph Piat, was published in French.
  • March 22, 1957Diocesan process for Louis Martin opens at Lisieux.
  •  October 10, 1957Diocesan process for Zelie Martin opens at Sees.
  • January 7, 1959Diocesan process for Zelie Martin closes at Sees.
  • February 12, 1960Diocesan process for Louis Martin closes at Lisieux.
  • June 9, 1964Pope Paul VI and the Sacred Congregation for Rites examine and approve the writings of the Martin spouses.
  • 1971The separate causes of Louis and Zelie Martin are united.   They become the first spouses to be proposed for canonization as a couple.
  • May 25, 2002: Pietro Schiliro is born at Monza, near Milan, with severe breathing difficulties.  Doctors expect him to die.
  • June 29, 2002: Pietro Schiliro's condition improves dramatically.  
  • July 27, 2002: Pietro Schiliro leaves the clinic.  He is well.  
 Pietro Schiiro at the close of the diocesan inquiry into his healing, June 10, 2003

Pietro Schiiro at the close of the diocesan inquiry into his healing, June 10, 2003

  • June 10, 2003.  "Miracle in Milan," by Guy Gaucher, O.C.D.  On June 10, 2003, Cardinal Tettamanzi, Archbishop of Milan, signed the act closing the diocesan inquiry into Pietro's healing, which was then examined by Rome.  From the Irish site "Therese of Lisieux" with thanks to Fr. J. Linus Ryan.

  • July 3, 2008:  Pope Benedict XVI recognizes Pietro's healing as a miracle.

  • October 15, 2008: Carmen Perez Pons is born in Valencia, Spain.  She suffers from a severe brain hemorrhage.

  • October 19, 2008 - Louis and Zelie Martin are beatified in Lisieux.

  • October and November 2008:  Carmen's family and friends pray with the Carmelite nuns of Serra for Carmen's healing.  She is suddenly and inexplicably cured.

  • January 7, 2013: opening session of the diocesan inquiry into Carmen's healing in Valencia.

  • May 21, 2013:  closing session of the diocesan inquiry into Carmen's healing in Valencia.

 FATJER SANGALLI AT THE CLOSING OF THE DIOCESAN INQUIRY INTO CARMEN'S HEALING

FATJER SANGALLI AT THE CLOSING OF THE DIOCESAN INQUIRY INTO CARMEN'S HEALING

  • June 26, 2015:  "Miracle of Life in Valencia," a documentary about the healing of little Carmen, appears in English.
     
  • June 27, 2015: