Earlier this month I was blessed to head to France for a #Spiritual France tour.
I spent a full week in France enjoying the sites and driving throughout the country side to visit some of the most beautiful, historical and religious sites in the world. First, I want to say thank you to Marina whom allowed me to go on behalf of her fantastic site. You can catch up and read some of my adventures on these 3 posts (with more to come).
If you are here from Marinas site, this is the 2nd post to St. Therese with additional pictures from the site.
Our trip kicked off with a visit to one of the largest religious sites built in the 20th century.
Lisieux is world-famous thanks to Therese Martin, better known as Thérèse-de-l’Enfant-Jésus. Lisieux is considered to be the second town of pilgrimage in France with some 700,000 visitors each year who go to see the Basilica built in her honor (the biggest church built in France in the 20th century).
(pictures above of the Crypt area)
Facts about the Basilica
- Upper Basilica can set up to 3000 people
- The entire crypt is covered in Marble and Mosaics
- The Bell tower has 51 Bells (and we heard them play!)
As you can tell, it was all very extraordinary and although the shots are beautiful, the location was even more touching and beautiful than I could explain. If you want to see some short video I took and shared on my Facebook page as I arrived, you can go here and here.
Look out for more of my France trip coming up here and on the Mommy Snippets site in the coming weeks!