An Encounter with St. Therese of Lisieux

Carmel of the Infant Jesus
1000 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, California

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Therese Martin aged 15, in April 1888 

 The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites of Santa Clara invites you to this retreat day. 



9:00 a.m.

Registration and coffee

9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Morning Prayer


Conference by Maureen O’Riordan
“Saints Louis and Zelie Martin, the Parents of St. Therese of Lisieux”
followed by Questions and Answers

11:40 a.m.

Free Time

12:00 noon

Conference by Maureen O’Riordan
“A Map of Saint Therese’s Way of Confidence and Love”
followed by Questions and Answers

1:15 p.m.


2:00 p.m.

Conference by Maureen O’Riordan
“How Can We Love One Another?  
St. Therese’s Practice of Sisterly Love in Her Carmelite Community”
followed by questions and answers


Personal Prayer

3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Vigil Mass for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Fr. James Geoghegan, O.C.D. will preside.


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Maureen O'RiordanHer journey with St. Therese; selected presentations and publications


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Note:  Maureen will also present the conference "A Map of St. Therese's Way of Confidence and Love" the next day, Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at Mount Saint Joseph Carmelite Monastery in San Jose, California.  Details here.