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Story of a Soul

Story of a Soul

The Autobiography of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

by St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Foreword by Bishop Robert Barron

Translated by John Clarke, O.C.D

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The so-called “Little Flower” was a little-known, cloistered Carmelite nun who died at a young age; and yet, within a few years of her death, Thérèse of Lisieux had a worldwide reputation. She is now a Doctor of the Church, and her small autobiography is considered a spiritual classic. What was it that made this little flower so great?

In this new addition to the Word on Fire Classics collection, get to know the saint who Bishop Barron says “has been a personal friend for a long time” and who has touched the hearts of millions with her simple but profound realization: “My vocation is love!” In her autobiographical Story of a Soul, Thérèse walks readers through her devout family life, her ever-deepening personal conversion, and her years of trial and suffering. A true “doctor of grace,” she illuminates the “little way” to sainthood: childlike simplicity before God the Father and a willingness to do small things with great love.

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Publisher: Word on Fire Classics
ISBN: 9781943243914
Binding: Hardcover
Page count: 310
Dimensions: 6 x 9
Thickness: 0.87 (in)
Language: English
Release date: Oct 01, 2022
Ribbon Bookmark: Yes
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About the Foreword Author

Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic faith. On July 21, 2015, Pope Francis announced his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and on June 2, 2022, he appointed Bishop Barron the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester (Minnesota). Ordained in 1986 in the Archdiocese of Chicago, Bishop Barron received a master’s degree in philosophy from The Catholic University of America in 1982 and a doctorate in sacred theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris in 1992.