Saint Teresa of Avila coloring page: October 15th
As a young girl, Teresa of Avila led somewhat of a wild life. By the time she reached 16, her father intervened and Teresa was sent to a convent. At first, many sins got in the way of her spiritual life. But over time, she transformed into a woman who deeply loved God and religious life. She spent much of her life learning about and practicing mental prayer. Teresa wrote several books which discussed struggles with prayer life and the power of mental prayer.
Later in life, she dedicated much time to reforming the Carmelite order to which she belonged. With , she also co-founded the Discalced Carmelites. In 1970, she became one of two women to be named Doctor of the Church.
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