Therese of Lisieux, who lived and died in anonymity, is one of the best known and beloved saints of our age. Her spiritual autobiography, Story of a Soul, translated into nearly sixty languages, has nourished countless people with a message that is accessible to everyone. St. Pius X called her the greatest saint of modern times and Pope John Paul II named her co-patroness of France and the missions and declared her a Doctor of the Universal Church.Therese taught that sanctity is within everyones grasp. However, her happiness was not devoid of pain and conflict. Precisely in this fact does her life mirror our own. She can teach us how to find God in the mundane events of daily life.