Saint Teresa of Avila (Teresa of Jesus), Virgin, Mystic, and Doctor of the Church

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Mass for the school children. Today we celebrate the memorial of Saint Teresa of Avila, also known as Saint Teresa of Jesus.  Saint Teresa was a mystic, one who had deep experiences of prayer that enabled her to have visions.  She was … Continued

Saint Teresa of Avila (Saint Teresa of Jesus), Virgin, Mystic, Doctor of the Church

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Today’s readings: Romans 8:22-27 | Psalm 19:8-11 | John 15:1-8 Today we have the joyful memorial of Saint Teresa of Avila, also known as Saint Teresa of Jesus (but not to be confused with Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, … Continued

Saint Teresa of Avila, virgin and Doctor of the Church

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Today’s readings: Romans 8:22-27; Psalm 19:8-11; John 15:1-8 Saint Teresa was a virgin, mystic, nun, reformer of the Carmelite order, foundress of the Discalced Carmelites; over all a woman deeply devoted to her God – mentally, emotionally and spiritually.  She … Continued