October 1 is the feast day of Saint Thérèse, "The little flower". As well, Thérèse's mother and father, Zelie and Louis Martin, will be declared beatified on October 19, 2008.
Maureen O'Riordan has created a beautiful web site with extensive information and links to online resources on Thérèse and her parents at Saint Therese of Lisieux.
For additional resources on Saint Therese of Lisieux, you can consult the following pages on th Resources for Catholic Educators Web site:
Saint Therese of Lisieux
Therese of Lisieux - Profile Webzine
St. Therese of Lisieux and the statue that smiled! - by Sheila M. Coyle
By any other name: A Story of the Intercession of St. Therese of Lisiseux - by Elizabeth Ficocelli
On the process of beatification you can find resources here: Canonization & Beatification - Resources for Catholic Educators