St. Thérèse of Lisieux

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Justyna Kuska


The stained glass was made in 1937 in a workshop carried out by Maksymilian Romańczyk at the following street: św. Jana 30, in Cracow. The work was funded by Young Women's from the parish of the Protection of the Virgin Mary in Zabierzów Bocheński. The medallion depicts St. Thérèse of Lisieux, also called the Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. The woman saint was born in 1873 in Normandy and she died in 1897. At the age of 15, she joined the convent of Discalced Carmelites. In iconography she is depicted based on authentic photographs. She often has a crucifix or a bunch of roses in her hand. She is a patroness of the following orders: Discalced Carmelites, Calced Carmelites, France and also of people suffering from headaches and heart diseases.

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Justyna Kuska, "St. Thérèse of Lisieux", [in:] "The Sacred Lesser Poland Heritage", 2023, source:

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