The Oblate sisters of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus

Following Christ on the trail of Saint Thérèse

Testifying the tenderness of God the Father :

  • « Loving and making Good Lord be loved »
  • Living the Little way of a Childhood Spirituality
  • Being missionaries of the Merciful Love
  • Helping priests, missionaries and all of the Church

Père Gabriel MartinA few years before the canonisation of Saint Thérèse, Father Gabriel MARTIN, a priest from Vendée, received the first intuitions of the project of the foundation of the Oblate Sisters of Saint Thérèse.

Béatrix DouillardMiss Béatrix DOUILLARD, become Mother Marie-Thérèse of Mercy carried out the project.

The 6th April 1933, the Congregation is recognised by the Church of Bayeux-Lisieux.

By taking on this mission of following the desire of Saint Thérèse, Father MARTIN passed on a great loved for the Church and a great will to serve it.

Religious and of an apostolic life, we live in small communities.

  • In France : in Paris and Alençon, in Vendée, Calvados, Charente-Maritime and Landes regions.
  • In Africa : in Chad and in Central Africa.

For 75 years, the sisters have lived in the Buissonnets in Lisieux at the service of the pilgrims and visitors.

You’re welcome there !