The Shrine of the Little Flower is the first dedicated to her in the world!

Welcome to the website for the Shrine of the Little Flower, the first shrine dedicated to Saint Theresa of Liseux in the entire world! Located in Nasonville, Rhode Island, the shrine is a rural oasis of peace. Please come visit us! You will discover a beautiful atmosphere of prayer and quiet reflection.   

The shrine and parish were founded on August 23, 1923 just four months after St. Therese was beatified. Please see our history tab for more information regarding the founding and operation of the Shrine over the past century.

Personal and group visits are always welcome. Please contact us ahead if you would like to set up a tour of the grounds. Holy sites include, the outdoor church of St. Therese, the Holy Stairs, the Stations of the Cross, the Rosary Walk and many more. 

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