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The quotable St. Teresa of Avila
Posted By Eric Sammons On October 15, 2009 @ 3:00 am In Saints | Comments Disabled
Today is the feast of St. Teresa of Avila, a Doctor of the Church and one of the greatest spiritual writers of all time. When reading her works, I will often find pithy statements which strike me by their depth and wisdom. Here are a few of my favorites:
And, of course, one of her most famous quotes shows that the good saint had a sense of humor:
If you are interested in reading some of St. Teresa’s works, I recommend starting with The Way of Perfection . It is relatively easy to read, yet contains a wealth of spiritual treasures.
St. Teresa of Avila, pray for us!
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