A deep, insightful, and poetic selection of beautifully illustrated texts from the popular Saint Thérèse of Lisieux for the celebration of her 150th anniversary
“Can you imagine, for doing little things with great love, the Church is making her a Doctor, like St. Augustine and the big St. Teresa! It is just like Jesus said in the Gospel to the one who was seated in the lowest place: ‘Friend, come up higher.’” —Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Discover the powerful spiritual path of love set by one of the most popular religious figures of modern days: Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, affectionately nicknamed “The Little Flower.”
Discover the "Little Way" of love as lived and revealed by Thérèse of Lisieux in her own words.
Illuminated by artwork from artists of her time, including Monet, Chagall, and Cézanne, I Will Be Love presents Saint Thérèse’s timeless message for a modern audience.
Over 70 color illustrations throughout
About the Author
Thérèse of Lisieux (January 2, 1873–September 30, 1897) was a French nun. She died of tuberculosis at the age of 24. However after her death, her autobiography, Story of a Soul, was published and became a bestseller around the world. Her books explained her spiritual path of love and selflessness. She was canonized in 1925 and named a Doctor of the Church by Pope John Paul II in 1997. Theologian, journalist, and professor at the University of Paris, Benedicte Delelis is also a popular author of both adult and children’s books. Author of many books about art and spirituality, Pierre-Marie Dumont is the creator and founding publisher of Magnificat, a monthly Catholic magazine with a readership of 500,000 in the United States and editions in five other languages throughout the world.