A short biography of the Saint who reformed Carmelites and gave a host of Saints to the Church. Saint Teresa of Avila helped bring back the original strict observance of the Carmelite rule, founded numerous new convents, became a celebrated mystic, and was canonized only 40 years after her death. In 1970 she was declared a Doctor of the Church. Here is a popular biography for young and old of this spirited and colorful Saint. Saint Teresa of Avila's feast day is October the 15th. Copyright 1915, republished 2009. 4.25 x 7 inches. Soft cover. 94 pp.
About the author: Mother Frances Alice Monica Forbes, also known as F.A. Forbes, was born in 1869, converted to Catholicism in 1900, and soon entered the Society of the Sacred Heart as a postulant. She authored a number of books based on the saints. Many of which are available as a set here: Mother Francis A. Forbes Eight book set.