Richard Challoner School

St. Teresa Of Avila

"Teresa was born on March 28, 1515 and died on October 4, 1582. St. Teresa of Avila was born into the age of exploration in Spain, just two decades after Christopher Columbus opened exploration for Europe in the Americas. At the time, everything was in flux: politics, society, and religious were being vigorously debated. She was born before the time of the Protestant Reformation by two years and she died two decades after the Council of Trent was closed. "

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