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Saint of the Month: St Teresa of Avila
Teresa of Avila
FEAST DAY OCTOBER 15TH REFORMER OF CARMEL DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH. St. Teresa was born in Avila, Spain on March 28th 1515. Her father, Alonso Sánchez de Capeda had been widowed after only three years of marriage but married a second time to Beatriz de Ahumada. Teresa was the third child of this second marriage.