Quote of the day, 31 January: St. Teresa of Avila

On 31 January 1579 St. Teresa wrote a memorable letter to her nuns in Seville to encourage them in the midst of a great trial: the learned and talented prioress was unjustly deposed from office and an ill-equipped nun was appointed in her place. In this letter we read some of the great pearls of Teresian wisdom: pithy phrases of encouragement to aid her nuns in distress.

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Quote of the day, 15 October: St. Paul VI

In the Apostolic Letter "Multiformis Sapientia Dei", Saint Paul VI writes: "... as our predecessor Gregory XV’s decree bestowed upon her the honours of the saints so that all the faithful of Christ might understand with what abundance God had filled his servant with the Holy Spirit, so should we proclaim her — we do not doubt — a Doctor of the Church, first among women, especially for her knowledge and doctrine of divine things." Read here an excerpt from this Apostolic Letter.

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