1950's hit parade song on St Therese


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Several years ago a lady told me that there had been a 1950’s song on the hit parade called: St Therese of the Roses. I wondered if that was possible and thought that it would be hard to verify.

Pop tunes are rarely about things like that. (I know that Andy William has a well known recording of the song called: The Village of St Bernadette, so such things are possible). The Village of St Bernadette is played occasionally on a Sydney commercial radio station.

Today I found the lyrics of: St Therese of the Roses, on the internet, soon after I had invoked her for a special favour. It is about a man who promises to pray in a candlelit chapel each night and asks St Therese to protect him and to guide him and his fiancé in their future marriage. Then the song talks about how St Therese guides everyone who comes to her for help.

I have lots of information on my website about St Therese:

missionbell.homestead.com/sttherese.html

My blog is also dedicated to her and to Mary Help of Christians.

brendakaren.wordpress.com/


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