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Less than twenty years before Teresa was born in 1515, Columbus opened up the Western Hemisphere to European colonization. Two years after she was born, Luther started the Protestant Reformation. Out of all of this change came Teresa pointing the way from outer turmoil to inner peace. Teresa's father was rigidly honest and pious, but he may have carried his strictness to extremes. Teresa's mother loved romance novels but because her husband ... Continue Reading

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  1. meggo
    5 years ago

    shes mii saint as well!!

  2. Daniella Montero
    5 years ago

    im choosing her as well:)

  3. helena
    5 years ago

    hey i am choosing her as my confirmation name also!!!!!!

  4. Jocelyn
    6 years ago

    Im Choosing St. Teresa Of Avila For My confirmation Too!
    =]

  5. Caroline
    6 years ago

    im choosing saint Teresa as my confirmation name because i found out about her from a book and this site.

  6. Courtney
    6 years ago

    this is really cool! im doing her for my confirmation name now. 1) becuase the name is in my family and 2) because i have had 4 concussions so i feel it is only appropriate!

  7. faith
    6 years ago

    i think that i might choose St.Teresa of Avila for my confirmation name. She sounds like she is a good saint to look up to. Thanks =]

  8. Theresa Vogel
    6 years ago

    My name is Teresa and I get a lot of headaches.

  9. NADINE COLON-QUIROZ
    6 years ago

    MY MOM'S NAME IS TERESA AVILA AND SHE PASSED AWAY ON DEC 29,1996 AND TO ME THIS IS ALMOST AS IF THIS IS HER SAINT AND I PRAY FOR HER AND ALL OTHERS

  10. Jim
    6 years ago

    A wonderful example for everyone in this troubled world today.

    Please pray for me and others who need your help to cope with life.

    Thank you Saint Theresa.

  11. S.ODENORE
    6 years ago

    The Cross of Christ is the strength and glory of His children; a folly to others. St.Teresa, pray for mankind.

  12. MIRANDA
    6 years ago

    I LOVE SAINT TERESA. SHE MY FAVORITE.

  13. ashley lawrence
    6 years ago

    it is awesome.

  14. Doreen
    6 years ago

    what a woman ! to have graced this earth with life full of colours in the Lord. A Catholic soul to emulate.

  15. Rebecca Wilson
    6 years ago

    why was Teresa called the patron saint of headache sufferers?

  16. ivy
    6 years ago

    Is that true that st. teresa of Avila was rebellion during her younger years but according to what i had read from other sites she was a quite and extroverted.

  17. Giselle
    6 years ago

    Thank you! Now I have more strength.

  18. maddi
    6 years ago

    you really helped me....

  19. arzy
    6 years ago

    the teachings of st. teresa of avila was very nice and very inspiring.. this can be very helpful to all of us..

  20. Diane
    6 years ago

    Prayer for my headache to be healed and all others as well....Thank you....


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