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When she was nearly 40, Saint Teresa experienced profound changes within her own soul in contemplative prayer, and remarkable visions that seemed to come from God.
“This King does not allow himself to be taken,” said St. Teresa, “except by one who surrenders wholly to him.”
COMMENTARY: In 1970, Pope Paul VI declared St. Catherine (Sept. 27) and St. Teresa (Oct. 3) doctors of the Church.
COMMENTARY: The 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Teresa of Avila invites a comparison between contemplative prayer and centering prayer.
The vice postulator of St. Thérèse’s parents’ canonization cause discusses the couple’s sanctity, the miracle attributed to them and their Oct. 18 canonization.