Sfanta Tereza de Avila

Sfanta Tereza de Avila

Biography Sfanta Tereza de Avila (1515 - 1582)

Saint

Also called Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda Avila Y Ahumada.
Was born on 28 mar 1515.
Died on 04 oct 1582, at 67 years old.
Origin country Spain
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She was a prominent Spanish mystic, Roman Catholic Saint, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of contemplative life through mental prayer. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered to be, along with John of the Cross, a founder of the Discalced Carmelites.
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To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything...

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There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over...

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Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided...

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The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and...

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