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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I do not fear Satan half so much as I fear those who fear...

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We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can -...

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God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will...

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

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