"Saint Teresa of Ávila" (detail) by Peter Paul Rubens

“Saint Teresa of Ávila” (detail) by Peter Paul Rubens

“God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.” (St. Teresa of Ávila)

October 15 is the Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church (1515 – 1582).

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