Lifelong lay woman. Lace maker. Married to Blessed Louis Martin on 12 July 1858. Mother of nine children; five of them, all girls, survived to adulthood and became nuns; the youngest was Saint Therese of Lisieux.
- Mission Sunday, 19 October 2008 by Pope Benedict XVI
- recognition celebrated at the cathedral at Lisieux, France
- on 3 July 2008 Pope Benedict XVI issued a decree acknowledging a miracle involving the 2002 repair of a normally-fatal congential lung condition suffered by the infant Pietro Schiliro of Monza, Italy following a novena prayed by Pietro’s mother asking for the intervention of Blessed Louis and Blessed Marie-Azelie
- “Saint Marie-Azélie Guérin Martin“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 October 2015. Web. 29 November 2015. <>