Definition of Teresa of Lisieux, St in English:

Teresa of Lisieux, St

(also Thérèse)

proper noun

  • (1873–97), French Carmelite nun; born Marie-Françoise Thérèse Martin. In her autobiography L'Histoire d'une âme (1898) she taught that sanctity can be attained through continual renunciation in small matters, and not only through extreme self-mortification. Feast day, 3 October.

Pronunciation:

Teresa of Lisieux, St

/liːˈzjəː/