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National Shrine of The Little Flower

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Bone and habit relics of the Little Flower  Happy Feast Day Little Flower!  (October 1st (originally October 3rd))   I felt it would be a wonderful thing to honor Saint Therese of Lisieux with some photos of the National Shrine of the Little Flower.

National Shrine of the Little Flower
The National Shrine of the Little Flower is located on Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan.
You can see the bell tower and part of the church here.  I regret that I have lost my best photos of the exterior when our computer crashed a couple of years ago.  I thought I still had the photos and so I didn't take many more of the same when I visited a few weeks ago.  At night the bell tower is lit up and you can see it from quite a distance.  It is beautiful.  Really, every inch of the shrine is beautiful!
Our Lord is presented on the front of the bell tower.  Inscribed below his feet are the words: Father forgive them for they know not what they do ((Oh, and how I need to remember those words when som…