Largest Collection of Relics & Memorabilia of St. Therese Outside of Lisieux, France is in Illinois

The National Shrine of St. Therese in Darien, Illinois includes a chapel and a museum that has the largest collection of St. Therese relics and memorabilia outside of Lisieux, France. The collection includes relics, an original oil painting of her done by her sister Celine, the original statue commissioned by St. Therese in the 1920’s, manuscripts she wrote, as well as items from her childhood and throughout her life.

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