Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Teresa of Avila

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

“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)


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


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