From where did the wealth of her doctrine come to Teresa?
“And I saw the river over which every soul must pass to reach the kingdom of heaven and the name of that river was suffering: and I saw a boat which carries souls across the river and the name of that boat was love.” St. John of the Cross […] via Feast of St. John... Continue Reading →
You do a great injury to God in believing you're going to Purgatory. When we love, we can't go there.
New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1970: By Paul Hofmann, Special to The New York Times. Rome, Sept. 27 - "Pope Paul VI proclaimed St. Theresa of Avila a doctor of the church in a solemn ceremony in St. Peter's Cathedral today."