Teresa of Avila

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Spanish mystic and religious reformer

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Catholics honor today the memory of Saint John of the Cross (San Juan dela Cruz), a Doctor of the Universal Church and co-founder, with Saint Teresa of Avila, of the Discalced Carmelites.
This, coupled with the daunting readings of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross, left her perplexed, yet filled with a spiritual longing nonetheless.
Teresa of Avila in the 16th century, "Entre los pucheros anda el Senor." And feast, fast, famine all "inform our journey of faith," writes Cristina Mazzoni in the introduction to her new book, The Women in God's Kitchen.
Teresa of Avila told God, "If you treat all your friends as badly as you treat me, I'm not surprised you have so few." When an atheist gets "screwed by fate," there's nobody to blast away at.
There are great riches in the ascetical-mystical theology that developed in the Roman Catholic tradition following Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross, as there are in a wider reading of other post-Reformation sources.
The works of Teresa of Avila. They lay out an approach to carrying out a conversation with our father God.
Teresa of Avila parish in Augusta, Ga., because he apologized for the bombing of two Japanese cities, one with a considerable Catholic population, during the waning days of World War II (NCR, Aug.
Teresa of Avila wasn't too popular with the Church in her early years, but eventually wisdom prevailed and she was declared a Doctor of the Church in 1970.
Teresa of Avila, Anglada strives to be spiritual even as she is practical.
Impeccably researched and distinguished by a thorough grasp of the theological and political issues of 16th-century Spain, the volume is a brilliant argument for how and why Teresa of Avila authorized in writing and action her belief that "the discovery of God's presence in the soul is a spiritual imperative for all people" (112).
Teresa of Avila Parish, has asked Cushing, who serves as parochial vicar for the parish, to leave at the end of the month because of the controversy surrounding the pilgrimage (NCR, Aug.
Teresa of Avila, "Christ has no body now on earth but yours: Yours are the only hands with which he can do his work, yours are the only feet with which he can go about the world, yours are the only eyes through which his compassion can shine forth upon a troubled world." She helps the seeker set tangible goals, problem-solve, and formulate action plans.
Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-82) was the foundress of the Discalced Carmelites and one of the first women to be named a Doctor of the Church.
Teresa of Avila supposedly remarked to Christ that it was no wonder he had so few friends, considering how he treated the ones he had.