July 6, 2017 //


St. Teresa of Avila, mystic, founder of the Discalced Carmelites, and the first female declared a doctor of the church, is depicted in a church in Troyes, France. St. Teresa was born in Spain in 1515 and is the patron saint of the country. March 28 is the 500th anniversary of her birth. (CNS/Crosiers)

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