Feast Day of St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church – 15 October

14 Oct 2013

As a teenager, St. Teresa of Avila cared only about boys and clothes and flirting and rebelling — like other teenagers throughout the ages. Years later, she made a decision to give up her party lifestyle and enter religious life – but it wasn’t easy! Teresa struggled daily, and her perseverance and dedication to Christ led her to become not only a Saint, but a Doctor of the Church.

Visit this article to read more about the life of St. Teresa of Avila, whose feast day we celebrate on 15 October.