Pilgrimage to the France of St. Therese of Lisieux


"Pilgrimage visit to St. Therese's  birthplace, Alencon," produced by Susan Ehlert, visits the birthplace of St. Therese in Alencon and offers glimpses of the life of her parents, Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin, with their children in Alencon.


"Pilgrimage visit to St. Therese and her family" This nine-minute film shows the Carmelite monastery before the 2007 renovations; Therese's family home; the home of her Guerin relatives; St. Pierre's Cathedral; the basilica; the graves of her parents before the exhumation of their bodies in 2008; and objects associated with St. Therese. Courtesy of Susan Ehlert.  This 50-minute film is a virtual pilgrimage to Therese's family home at Lisieux; see the Cathedral of St. Pierre where she worshipped and parts of the Carmelite Monastery.

 "October 2008 visit to the Lisieux Carmel" is a six-minute film, the first to show the renovated chapel with the new "parcours Theresien" where souvenirs of St. Therese and films about her are displayed. We thank producer Susan Ehlert for sharing her latest creation with us.