Friday, June 21, 2024

The Great Cloud of Witnesses

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St. Teresa of Avila

St. Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, died October 4, 1582. She was a Spanish nun, one of the great mystics and religious women of the Roman Catholic Church, and author of spiritual classics. She was the originator of the Carmelite Reform, which restored and emphasized the austerity and contemplative character of primitive Carmelite life. St. Teresa was elevated to...
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