Philadelphia Carmel: The Birthplace of Devotion to St. Thérèse in the U.S.

Stained GlassIn the early twentieth century, how did Saint Thérèse of Lisieux become one of the best known saints in the United States?

Learn how the young nuns who founded Philadelphia’s Carmelite monastery in 1902 set the United States on fire with love for Saint Thérèse.


About the Speaker

O'RiordanMaureen O’Riordan is the curator of the website “Saint Therese of Lisieux: A Gateway."  A graduate of Little Flower High School and Bryn Mawr College, she has been speaking and writing about Saint Thérèse for more than 30 years. She has published articles in Word Among Us and Carmelite Review.  She is the author of “Praying for Priests with St. Therese of Lisieux” (Catholic Truth Society, 2009). 

Sunday, February 17, 2019
1:30pm House opens | 2:00pm Lecture

The Society’s House
263 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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