12 July 2022
Amoris Laetitia Family Year

Louis and Zélie Martin: letters of love, friendship and a gaze towards Heaven

In the book 'Holiness in the Families of the World' - now available in pdf version - the story of love and holiness of Mr and Mrs Martin and seven other families
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On 12 July we celebrate the memory of the holy spouses Luis Martin (1823-1894) and Zélie Guérin (1831-1877), spouses and parents of nine children, including Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus, canonized by Pope Francis in 2015, at the conclusion of the Synod on the family. The path to family holiness is traced by the example of this first holy couple but also by many other spouses and families who have been able to make the greatness of God’s love shine through in their gestures.

On this occasion, the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life makes available the download link of the volume: "Holiness in the Families of the World", already published by the Libreria Editrice Vaticana (pp. 205, €15).

The volume is available in five languages: English, Italian, Spanish, French and Portuguese.