9.8.07

Saint Teresa Bendicta of the Cross


Elena Maria Vidal has an article about Edith Stien, known in religion as Sr Teresa Benedicta at Tea at Trianon

On October 11, 1998, Pope John Paul II canonized St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, a Discalced Carmelite nun known in the world as Dr. Edith Stein. Edith Stein was born to a German Jewish family on October 12, 1891, the Day of Atonement on the Hebrew calendar. She grew up to become a brilliant philosopher and university professor, as well as a feminist. Her purely secular lifestyle eventually brought her to a state of melancholy. She began to search for a deeper meaning of life...

You can see her memorial here.

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