Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Teresa of Avila

by ICL Editor | January 14, 2016 12:02 am

"Saint Teresa of Ávila" (detail) by Peter Paul Rubens[1]

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

“It is no small pity, and should cause us no little shame, that, through our own fault, we do not understand ourselves, or know who we are.” (St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church, Interior Castle, First Mansion, Chapter 1)

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

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