Documents of the Beatification Ceremonies
This letter was proclaimed during the Mass of Beatification
- Biographical Profile of the Venerable Servants of God Louis and Zelie Martin proclaimed during the Mass of Beatification by the vice-postulator of the Cause, Father Antonio Sangalli, O.C.D. (translated into English)
- English translation of the Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI declaring Louis Martin and Zelie Guerin blessed
- "Witnesses of Conjugal Love" - English translation of the powerful homily preached by Jose Cardinal Saraiva Martins at the Mass of Beatification in Lisieux on October 19, 2008
Celebration of the Vigil of the Beatification at Alencon
- Louis and Zelie Martin: The opening of the beatification at Alencon. A three-minute film by Hubert Moritz. The statue of Louis and Zelie by Fabienne Bayi; conference at St. Pierre de Montsort, the Martins' parish till 1871; the Pontifical Mass at Notre-Dame; the spectacle about the family produced by the young people of the diocese.
Photos of the ceremony at Lisieux
- Photo gallery - 60 photos of the beatification ceremonies with English captions
Courtesy of www.exposay.com
- Photos of the beatification with French captions - The Mass, the reliquary, Pietro Schiliro, and a rare photograph of the Carmelites of Lisieux, who left their cloister to attend the ceremony. Courtesy of the diocese of Bayeux and Lisieux.
Videos and photos of the beatification ceremonies
- Watch a film of the beatification ceremony - Courtesy of KTO TV, with commentary in French. Three hours
- Watch a special 52-minute program with highlights of the ceremony, interviews with scholars, and background about the Martin family - Thanks to KTO TV. Commentary in French
- The reliquary of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin - Venerate the reliquary online by watching this film of the people venerating it on October 19 after the Mass of Beatification at Lisieux. The first close-up photographs of both sides of the reliquary. With thanks to producer Susan Ehlert.
- a short film of the beginning of the beatification ceremony - by Hubert Moritz
- a short film of the end of the ceremony and the veneration of the reliquary - by Hubert Moritz
- Temoignages - beatification des Martins - Interviews (in French) with pilgrims at the beatification, by Hubert Moritz
Other special events in honor of the beatification
- Exposition: "Story of a Family: Louis and Zelie Martin"
Photos and films of the historic exhibit of items from the daily lives of the Martin and Guerin families at St. Jacques Church, Lisieux, 2008
- Le Mans - Beatification des Martins - Exposition
One-minute film: exhibit in Le Mans showing the links between the Martin family and the city of Le Mans. French commentary.