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St. Teresa of Avila

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Publisher: TAN Books
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 119
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At a time when reform was desperately needed, St. Teresa of Avila stepped up and worked surrounded by challenges to go beyond the conventions of her era. From her birth in 1515 Spain to her canonization 40 years after her death in 1582, St. Teresa of Avila had an almost unprecedented impact on the Church and its followers. This short biography reveals the life of one of history’s most important figures, and is essential reading for those who want to learn more about this remarkable saint.

The book chronicles how St. Teresa fought diligently against religious apathy and founded numerous convents that adhered strictly to the Carmelite rule. Aside from these efforts, she earned a reputation as a celebrated mystic and was given the title “Doctor of the Church” by Pope Paul VI in 1970 - an honor bestowed to only thirty-five people in Catholic history!

The story of St. Teresa is vividly described throughout this book, making it perfect for readers young and old who wish to gain inspiration from one of Catholicism's most impactful women. With details about the Saint’s faith-filled pursuits, acts of charity work and selfless service, vivid illustrations, anecdotes about her life and times, this book offers an in-depth look into what made St. Teresa so special both then and now.

Anyone looking for insight into this extraordinary individual must read through this captivating tale about St. Teresa of Avila – buy your copy today!

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A quick read on a great saint!

This is a good book for anyone looking for a short biography on Saint Teresa of Avila. It's a quick read and covers the whole life of this amazing saint.