St. Teresa of Avila by Joey Krejchi

St. Teresa of Ávila was a Carmelite sister in the 16th century.

She knew that serving God meant prayer, commitment, sacrifice, and courage.

She set an example by devoting her life to poverty and prayer.

She started her own convent, called St. Josephs.

She was declared a Doctor of the Church in 1970 for her writings.

St. Teresa of Avila was an important saint in the reformation for her teachings and writings on prayer, commitment, sacrifice, and courage.

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Created with images by Felton Davis - "17-05 03 St Teresa of Avila" • Catedrales e Iglesias - "Parroquia Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Y Santa Teresa,Santander,Cantabria,España" • Catedrales e Iglesias - "Parroquia Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Y Santa Teresa,Santander,Cantabria,España" • Catedrales e Iglesias - "Parroquia Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Y Santa Teresa,Santander,Cantabria,España"

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