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

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

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


“Be sure that in proportion as you advance in fraternal charity, you are increasing in your love of God, for His Majesty bears so tender an affection for us that I cannot doubt He will repay our love for others by augmenting, in a thousand different ways, that which we bear for Him.” (St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church; Interior Castle, Fifth Mansions, Chapter 3)


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

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