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St. Teresa of Avila Comments

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. Lynne Weir
    6 years ago

    St Teresa's books are available on to read online. I just read "Way of Perfection". And locations of contemplative prayer groups can be found at

  2. Susan Tasiya
    6 years ago

    I need praying partners.

  3. Emily
    6 years ago

    Was this the Saint Teresa portrayed in Bernini's "The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa"?

  4. Jacqueline Scott
    6 years ago

    How can I obtain a copy of the book written by St. Teresa of Avila?

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