All posts tagged "Carmelite"

John of the Cross



Feast Day: December 14 Canonized: December 27, 1726 Beatified: January 25, 1675 Born in 1542, John was raised in Spain by a widowed mother who could barely provide for her sons. At a young age, he worked in a hospital…

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María Maravillas of Jesús



Feast Day: December 11 Canonized: May 4, 2003 Beatified: May 10, 1998 Venerated: December 17, 1996 María Maravillas Pidal y Chico de Guzmán was born into an important royal family in Madrid, Spain, in 1891. Her father was also Spain’s ambassador…

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Teresa of Ávila



Feast Day: October 15 Canonized: March 12, 1622 Beatified: April 24, 1614 Teresa was born in 1515 in Ávila. She proved at an early age that she was an intelligent and thoughtful person. Teresa and her brother, Rodrigo, didn’t play…

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Thérèse of Lisieux



Feast Day: October 1 Canonized: May 17, 1925 Beatified: April 29, 1923 Venerated: August 14, 1921 In 1873, Thérèse was born in the small French town of Alencon and was raised in a large loving family with her four sisters….

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Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)



Feast Day: August 9 Canonized: October 11, 1998 Beatified: May 1, 1987 Venerated: January 26, 1987 Edith Stein was born in 1891 in Breslau, Poland to a Jewish family. As a child, she was an extraordinary student and in 1916…

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Joachina Vedruna de Mas



Feast Day: May 19 Canonized: April 12, 1959 Beatified: May 19, 1940 Venerated: August 28, 1854 As a young girl, Joachina believed she wanted to be a nun, but she married Theodore de Mas, a man from a royal family…

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Teresa of the Andes



Feast Day: April 12 Venerated: March 22, 1986 Beatified: April 3, 1987 Canonized: March 21, 1993 Juanita came from a wealthy family in Santiago, Chile, where she was born in 1900. There was a chapel on the family property and…

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