Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin

Fr Hamel told his parishioners to aim for sanctity, pointing to the example of the Martin family

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Francis approves decrees allowing for the canonisation of Louis and Zélie Martin

Bishop Egan makes remark at Mass welcoming the relics of Blesseds Louis and Zélie Martin

The relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux’s parents are being taken on a week-long tour of England

Blessed Zélie is an inspirational figure who raised five children, became a master of her trade and never allowed commerce to harden her heart

Thousands of Catholics across southern England expected to venerate relics during week-long tour

Ahead of the October synod, the relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are visiting English dioceses. Many hope that their holy marriage will inspire Catholic families