The relics of St Thrse of Lisieux will be at Lancaster Cathedral at the end of September as part of a tour of England and Wales. On this site you can find out more about Thrses life and message, find out what will happen at the Cathedral and whats going on in your area, and access resources for prayer and catechesis.



St Thrse of Lisieux, pray for us

Catechesis and Prayer, Diocesan Novena

Parishes and Schools, Group Visits

Click on the links to find out about local events and ideas, and to find out about coaches are going from your area.

Find out the latest news about the visit and follow the preparations on a special Blog: click here.

She died unknown by the world in 1897, yet in 1925 a million people gathered in Rome as she was canonised. Find out about the life and message of Thrse in our short biography - click here.

See the programme of events and find out what will be happening during the visit - click here.


When should I come?

Click here for advice.

It is hoped that every parish and school to play a part in the visit. Find out about organising a group, and about special arrangements for schools and parishes, by clicking here.

Prayers and resources for catechesis - here.


Diocesan Novena

26 July - 20 Sept.

Texts here (pdf)

and here (MS Word)

We need local catechists and promoters and people to help during the visit - could you offer some time? Click here to find out more and to see how else you can help.

What are relics and why do we venerate them? How can we explain relics to others? Click here for more.


Saint Thrse of Lisieux in Lancaster

28th-30th September 2009


A full diary can be found here.

Make an enquiry or book a
group visit:
click here to email us.