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St. Teresa of Avila – Doctor of the Church Magazine Title Women Saints: Models For Our Times Born: Avila, Spain 1515-1582 Feastday:Feastday: October 15.

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1 St. Teresa of Avila – Doctor of the Church Magazine Title Women Saints: Models For Our Times Born: Avila, Spain Feastday:Feastday: October 15 Patron of Patron Headache sufferers, Spanish Catholic Writers At the age of 43, she became determined to found a new convent that went back to the basics of a contemplative order: a simple life of poverty devoted to prayer.conventlife poverty She is the founder of the Discalced Carmelites. In 1970 she was declared a Doctor of the Church for her writing and teaching on prayer, one of two women to be honored in this way.DiscalcedDoctor At 51, she felt it was time to spread her reform movement. She braved burning sun, ice and snow, thieves, and rat-infested inns to found more convents.time The other religious orders opposed her wherever she went. She often had to enter a town secretly in the middle of the night to avoid causing a riot. " May God protect me from gloomy saints," Teresa said, and that's how she ran her convent. To her, spiritual life was an attitude of love, not a rule.Godlife Catholic Alphabetical Listing Patron Saints Website Links:

2 How do YOU Create a Magazine Cover? 1.Collect information about the saint: Saint name; birth and death; why they are a saint-what they did; how they helped other people; and feast day. You can Bookmark or Add to Favorites, any sites you use. You will need them for Noodletools. Information can be stored on a slide in PowerPoint, in the Notes section, or in Word. 2.Find a picture of the saint. 3.Decide on a magazine Title. 4.Open PowerPoint. (Click on Start>Programs>Microsoft Office>Microsoft Powerpoint 2007) Click on Layout and then Blank Slide. Click on Design Tab, Slide Orientation, Portrait. Then continue with step 5. 5.Insert the picture of the saint. Insert>Picture or Copy from source. 6.Use Textboxes and WordArt to put in words about the saint to make us want to read more. 7.If you chose Slide Orientation Landscape, Rotate the picture, textboxes and WordArt so that they are sideways. 8.Position everything. 9.Add a Page border if you desire. Insert>Shapes. Pick a shape and size it for the whole page. Format> Shape Fill> No Fill. Then Format>Send to the Back.

3 Skill 1 Collect information about the saint using websites: Skill 2 Be sure to have the exact site you use. You will need it for the bibliography in Noodletools.

4 Women Saints: Models For Our Times Do You have a Headache? Throw away those pills. Pray to St. Teresa of Avila! Founder of Discalced Carmelites What is Contemplative Prayer Anyway? Doctor of the Church Born: Avila, Spain


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