Who Was Saint Teresa of Ávila?
11 October 2019
When wandering through the streets of Ávila, which is also an UNESCO World Heritage site since 1985, the story of Saint Teresa is present all the time. As a Carmelite nun, Saint Teresa dedicated her life to God. She joined a monastery against the will of her father and became a great visionary and founder of the order. Moreover, the scholar, writer and mystic was the first female Doctor of the church.