Quote of the day: 26 February

I am leaving, God willing, on Ash Wednesday. I will be in Medina for eight days—for I cannot delay—nor do I even know if it will be that long; then another eight days in Avila. I’ll be greatly consoled to see you there even if for only one day …

Saint Teresa of Avila
Letter 327 to Doña Juana de Ahumada, Alba (excerpt)
Written from Malagón, the second half of January 1580
Faithful from Antigua, Guatemala attend Ash Wednesday Masses in various parishes in the city | Nelomh.com / Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Teresa of Avila, St. 1985, The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila, translated from the Spanish by Kavanaugh, K; Rodriguez, O, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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