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Therese's correspondence LT 118 – “Letter of Invitation to the Wedding of Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus of the Holy Face” – September 8-20, 1890

MARTIN Thérèse, Sister Thérèse of the Child Jesus


September 8-20 (?) 1890


                The Almighty God, Creator of Heaven and Earth, Sovereign Dominator of the World, and the Most Glorious Virgin Mary, Queen and Princess of the Celestial Court, lower themselves to announce to you the marriage of their son Jesus King of Kings and Lord of Lords, with Mademoiselle Thérèse Martin now lady and princess of the kingdoms brought in dowry by her husband, namely: The childhood of Jesus and his Passion, his titles of nobility being of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face.
                Monsieur Louis Martin, owner and master of the Lordships of Suffering and Humiliation, and Madame Martin, princess and lady-in-waiting of the celestial court, would like to inform you of the marriage of their daughter Thérèse to Jesus the Word of God , second person of the Holy Trinity who, by the operation of the Holy Spirit, becoming man was born of the Virgin Mary.
                Not having been able to invite you to attend the nuptial blessing given to them on Mount Carmel (only the celestial court being admitted there), you are nevertheless requested to go to the wedding return which will take place tomorrow, the day of the 'Eternity, to which Jesus son of God will come on the clouds of Heaven to judge the living and the dead (the hour being still uncertain you are invited to stand ready and watch).

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