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The Family of Louis and Zélie

Following Saints Louis and Zélie, may God occupy the first place in our lives.

What is « The Family of Louis and Zélie? »

« The Family of Louis and Zélie » was founded in Alençon on March 25, 2017 with the blessing of Monsignor Jacques Habert : « When Christians are canonized, they are given to us as an example and model. They are also given to us as intercessors. We know and we believe that Louis and Zélie pray for all families. By accepting to become their friends, you enter into this chain of prayer, into this fraternity with them. I encourage you in this journey. May the Lord bless the project of forming « the family of Louis and Zélie. » Mgr Jacques Habert, Bishop of Séez


Who could belong to this Family?

All who desire and would like to enter into this spirituality: married couples, families, young people, engaged couples, single people, religious, priests, widows….each one of you.

What does it entail to belong to the « Family of Louis and Zélie? »

« Jesus, Mary and Joseph, in you we contemplate the splendour of true love; to you we turn with trust. Holy Family of Nazareth, grant that our families too may be places of communion and prayer, authentic schools of the Gospel. » Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia n°325

How belong to it?

Simply register at the Shrine of Alençon (or via the registration form): a registry of members will be deposited inside the bedroom of Saints Louis and Zélie, where Saint Therese was born.

Why belong to it?

Prayer of Consecration to the Holy Family

Holy Family of Nazareth, allow me to enter into your community of love; that I may immerse myself in the peace which is yours; that I may surrender myself to the Father’s loving Will in humility and faith.

Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph, help me to put Jesus in the first place, at the center of my life, like Louis and Zélie did.

Give me your joy. That under your patronage, I may bear witness to charity, that the reign of the love of Christ may be spread through me.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I love you. I consecrate myself to you from now on and forever; that under your protection, I may reach Heaven with all of my own and those entrusted to me.


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