Good Deed Beads - St. Therese, the Little Flower used a string of beads to count her sacrifices and acts of love done for God, in that way she was able to advance in perfection daily.

How to Make Sacrifice / Good Deed Beads -- (St. Therese kept a string of beads in her pocket to count the gifts she did for God each day.

St. Teresa of Avila—Spanish Mystic, Catholic Saint, Carmelite Nun

“Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you. Patience obtains all things. He who possesses God lacks nothing. God alone suffices." -Teresa of Avila~~Spanish Mystic, Catholic Saint, Carmelite Nun

St. Therese Lisieux, St. Teresa of Avila, and St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) welcoming St. Teresa of Calcutta. <3

Teresa of Avila, and St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) welcoming St. Teresa of Calcutta. The Teresas for whom I named my Teresa.

The Ecstacy of Saint Teresa - My favorite of Bernini's work in an out of the way (Cornaro) chapel not too far from the train station in Rome. The look on her face cannot be duplicated in a photo. You have to see it yourself. Bernini was a genius. And very sensual!

Gian Lorenzo Bernini The Ecstasy of Saint Therese , Cappella Cornaro, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Ecstasy of Saint Therese 2 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

St. Teresa of Avila, patroness of those in need of grace and those ridiculed for their piety, pray for us!  https://catholicsaintsonline.wordpress.com/2015/03/09/st-teresa-of-avila/  #Catholic #pray #StTeresaofAvila

St. Teresa of Avila

Teresa of Jesus (of Avila) - Happy Feast Day! (she's the foundress of our branch of Carmelites so we are celebrating it as a solemnity - highest form of feast day)

"Suffering is sign that you have come so close to him that he can kiss you." -St. Teresa of Calcutta

“Pain and suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus - a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you.” -Mother Teresa Photo by

Image used with the permission of Church of the Resurrection.

Here’s how you can match your Myers-Briggs personality type to a patron saint

Holy Week Myers-Briggs - News - Church of the Resurrection. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and ecology. Seems appropriate to me - and yes, I know that it's not Holy Week.

St. Teresa of Avila

To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that. St Teresa of Avila

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