Teresa of Avila, Saint
Teresa of Avila, Saint
Carmelite reformer and founder, mystic, author, d. 1582

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  • Teresa of Ávila, Saint — orig. Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada born March 28, 1515, Ávila, Spain died Oct. 4, 1582, Alba de Tormes; canonized 1622; feast day October 15 Spanish Carmelite nun, mystic, and saint. After entering a convent around the age of 20, she fell seriously …   Universalium

  • Saint Teresa of Ávila Cathedral — is a cathedral in Požega, Croatia, and the seat of the Požega diocese. Located near Požega city center and at the foot of the hill where a medieval fortress once stood, this cathedral is a beautiful example of Baroque architecture.ConstructionThe …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Teresa of Avila Church, Bodega — Saint Teresa of Avila Church is a Roman Catholic church in Bodega, California. The white, wooden church with a steeple sits on a hilltop above the small, rural town of Bodega in Northern California. The church was built by shipbuilders in 1859 on …   Wikipedia

  • Teresa of Ávila — Infobox Saint name=Saint Teresa of Ávila birth date=28 March 1515 death date=death date and age|1582|10|4|1515|03|28 [At some hour of the night between 4 October and 15 October 1582, the night of the transition in Spain from the Julian to the… …   Wikipedia

  • TERESA OF AVILA, St. — (1515 1582) Canonized in 1622, St. Teresa of Avila fought illness most of her life, but had a will strong enough to reform the Carmelite order despite substantial op­position. She was a mystic, a prolific writer, and an important figure in the… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Teresa of Avila — (1515 1582)    Baptized as Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada; also known as Saint Teresa of Jesus. A Spanish Carmelite nun and mystic who experienced * ecstatic, * trance like states, * out of body experiences, visions, and *verbal auditory… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Teresa of Avila — (1515–82)    Saint, Mystic, Devotional Writer and Monastic Reformer.    Teresa was of part Jewish descent and she was born in Avila, Spain. She entered a Carmelite monastery at the age of twenty, but another twenty years were to pass before she… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Saint Teresa of Avila — noun Spanish mystic and religious reformer; author of religious classics and a Christian saint (1515 1582) • Syn: ↑Teresa of Avila • Instance Hypernyms: ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teresa of Avila — noun Spanish mystic and religious reformer; author of religious classics and a Christian saint (1515 1582) • Syn: ↑Saint Teresa of Avila • Instance Hypernyms: ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teresa of Avila — biographical name Saint 1515 1582 Spanish Carmelite & mystic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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