Feb 2nd, 1860 : Marie is born. She is the eldest in her family and is baptised in the Church of Saint-Pierre at Montsort.
Oct. 1868 : Marie and Pauline are sent to the Visitation Sisters’ boarding school
Jul 2nd, 1869 : First Holy Communion in the Visitation Convent Chapel.
1869 : Confirmation
Jan 4th, 1873 : The Baptism of Thérèse. Marie acts as godmother.
Aug 2nd, 1875 : She leaves the Visitation boarding school having been awarded 6 first prizes.
1882 : Fr. Pichon S.J. becomes her Spiritual Director.
May 13th 1883 : Marie cares for Thérèse who becomes seriously ill after Pauline’s entry into the Carmelite Convent. When Thérèse recovers, Marie perceives that she was healed by the Virgin’s smile.
1885-1886 : Marie becomes the confidante for Thérèse’s scruples.
Mar 25th 1885 : She makes a private vow of chastity.
Oct 15th 1886 : She enters the Carmelite Convent at Lisieux and takes the name Sr. Marie of the Sacred Heart.
Mar 19th 1887 : She takes the habit (final profession)
Dec. 1894 : She encourages Mother Agnes of Jesus (Pauline) to ask Thérèse to write her memories of childhood.
Jun-Jul 1895 : Thérèse makes her Offering to Merciful Love to Sr. Marie of the Sacred Heart who accepts after some hesitation.
Sep 8-17, 1896 : Marie asks Thérèse to put her “little doctrine” in writing (Manuscript B).
Mar 8th, 1937 : Marie becomes seriously ill and receives the Sacrament of Extreme Unction (Last Rites)
Jan 1st, 1940 : Marie dies at the Lisieux Carmelite Convent at the age of 80