List of places named after Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

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The following is a list of places named after Saint Thérèse of Lisieux.


  • The Roman Catholic cathedral of the Diocese of Hamilton in Bermuda, St. Theresa's


A school, St. Theresa Shrine, opened in 1945 in Toronto is named in her honour.



St Therese of child jesus's first church in the world is in kandanvillai, kanyakumari, tamil nadu. where the church bell hung is gifted by st therese's elder sister.


  • St. Thérèse of Lisieux Oratory and St. Thérèse of Lisieux Primary School, in north Belfast.[5]

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United States[edit]

  • Beginning in the 1920s, the National Shrine of St. Therese was housed at St. Clara’s Carmelite Church in the south side of Chicago (destroyed by fire in 1975, relocated at Darien, Illinois).[8]
  • On August 23, 1923, the Shrine of the Little Flower and St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish in Nasonville, Rhode Island, was founded as the first shrine and parish named in honor of St. Therese in the world just four months after she was beatified.[9]
  • On December 25, 1924, the Irish Province of the Discalced Carmelite Friars officially founded St. Therese Church in Alhambra, California, and dedicated it to Blessed Therese of the Child Jesus.[10]
  • On March 13, 1925, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus in Indianapolis was established. The parish has both a church and a school, commonly referred to as Little Flower.
  • In May 1925, St. Therese of the Child Jesus in Philadelphia was established and named in honor of Saint Therese.
  • In June 1925, St. Thérèse of Lisieux Catholic Church in Cresskill, New Jersey, was established.
  • In 1925, Church of the Little Flower was established in Coral Gables, Florida.
  • In 1925, the National Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak, Michigan, was built in honor of Thérèse of Lisieux.
  • In 1926, The Church of Saint Teresa of the Infant Jesus was established in the Castleton Corners area of Staten Island, New York.
  • In 1926, St Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church was established in Brooklyn, New York.
  • In 1926, St. Therese Little Flower Parish[11] in Cincinnati, Ohio, began in a blacksmith shop converted into a chapel at the corner of North Bend Road and Colerain Avenue. Soon after, plans were drawn for the original church and school. Archbishop John T. McNicholas granted permission to start construction in July 1928. The church and school were completed in March 1929.
  • In 1927 named after St. Therese of Lisieux, St. Therese Parish of Southgate, Kentucky, is a member of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington, Kentucky and is designated the Diocesan Shrine of The Little Flower.
  • In 1927, St. Thérèse de Lisieux Church and Parish [12] was founded by Italian immigrants. It is the largest Catholic church in Uniontown, PA.
  • In 1929, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower, located in San Antonio, Texas, was established.
  • In 1930, Little Flower Elementary School was opened in Memphis, Tennessee, by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. The school currently operates as one of the diocesan Jubilee Schools.
  • In 1931, the parish of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus was established in Honolulu, Hawaii. It was later elevated to a co-cathedral.
  • In 1934, Father Jimmy Byrnes opened Little Flower Catholic School in Mobile, Alabama.
  • In 1939, Cardinal Dougherty built a high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in honor of St. Thérèse: Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls.
  • In 1948, a Little Flower parish was established in Bethesda, Maryland, with the Reverend Edward J. O'Brien as its first pastor.
  • In 1952, St. Theresa of the Child Jesus was built in Leeds, Alabama, with the first Mass offered on July 27 by Fr. James Gallagher; the church was later dedicated by Bishop Toolen on February 15, 1953.[13]
  • In 1971, the parish of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus was established in Carlyss, Louisiana.
  • In 1987, the Nation Shrine Museum of St. Therese building was dedicated at Darien, Illinois.[8]
  • In San Diego, California, St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus is an established church and elementary school.
  • In Beulaville, North Carolina, is a small Spanish speaking mission church named Santa Teresa del Niño Jesús Catholic Mission


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sainte-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau (Municipalité)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 
  2. ^ "Kitayan - Community Futures Manitoba". Community Futures Manitoba Inc. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  3. ^ École Thérèse-Martin de Joliette
  4. ^ "St. Theresa's Boys High School". St. Theresa's Boys High School. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Holy Family Parish, Belfast: chapels". 
  6. ^ Miltner, W., F. Plevoets & J. Verweij (2001), Het Theresialevengevoel; 75 jaar Theresialyceum Tilburg. Eindhoven: Lecturis
  7. ^ "St Thérèse of Lisieux Parish Ingleby Barwick". St Thérèse of Lisieux Parish Ingleby Barwick. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "National Shrine Museum of St. Therese". National Shrine Museum of St. Therese. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Shrine of the Little Flower". Shrine of the Little Flower. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "St. Therese Church ::". Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Little Flower Church > About Us > History". Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  12. ^ [1]
  13. ^ St. Theresa of the Child Jesus