Tag Archives: St. Teresa of Avila

Mystery of Hope

In these terrible times we are living in, when anarchy, hatred and violence (the devil’s tools) are everywhere we look, it is fitting to recall Our Lord’s promise that He will not leave us orphans. He has given us His … Continue reading

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St Teresa of Avila

St Teresa by Bernini A Guest Post, kindly written by William Ockham. Today is the Feast of St. Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus. Teresa was a Carmelite nun, writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of … Continue reading

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St John of the Cross – Mystic, Doctor of the Church and Co-founder of the Discalced Carmelites

St John of the Cross was born in Spain around 1542 and brought up in great poverty. After the death of his father, the family was constantly on the move in search of a living. Eventually they arrived in Medina … Continue reading

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