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St. Teresa of Avila—Spanish Mystic, Catholic Saint, Carmelite Nun. #Strength One of my favorite prayers.

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St. Teresa of Jesus (of Avila) - Happy Feast Day!!!!! (she's the foundress of our branch of Carmelites so we are celebrating it as a solemnity - highest form of feast day)

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St. John of the Cross one of thirty one Doctors of the church who learned of self-sacrificing love and gave up a wealthy life to find a world of beauty and happiness in God. Becoming a Carmelite he wrote in his famous poetry, "Now that I no longer desire it all, I have it all without desire" Of most famous books he is noted for "Dark Night of the Soul", which explains this and was emphasized by Mother Teresa.

Nunca te canses de hacer ocsas pequeñas por los otros, algunas veces esas cosas pequeñas, ocupan una gran parte en sus corazones. ~Sta. Teresa de Lisieux

Mother Teresa - What a heart for people this precious woman had.....may we follow her example!

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Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and commonly known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta (26 August 1910 - 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-born Indian Roman Catholic nun.

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