Saint of the day

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Date 15 October

The Saint of the Day presents a daily calendar of Saints remembered by the Church and featured in the Vatican calendar. The pages feature the stories of the great witnesses of Christian life through the centuries, lighting our way on our journey of faith. 

St. Theresa of Jesus, Virgin, Doctor of the Church, discalced Carmelite

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Saint Teresa of Avila lived during the time of Martin Luther, and worked to bring significant reform to the Carmelite Order. Patroness of Catholic writers, she is celebrated on October 15, and is the first woman to be proclaimed as a Doctor of the Church, along with St. Catherine of Siena.  

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