The Little Flower’s Message on Euthanasia

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

In his homily marking the end of the visit of the relics of St. Therese to England and Wales, the Archbishop of Westminster reflected on the saint’s long and painful death, when she was tempted to despair and even suicide, which makes her witness to love all the more powerful an antidote for the prevailing trend toward physician assisted suicide and euthanasia.

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Pope Approves Miracle for Parents of Little Flower

by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

Pope Benedict XVI authorized the promulgation of decrees attributing miracles to five causes, including that of Louis and Marie-Celie “Zelie” Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, paving the way for their beatification.

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