Saint Teresa Research Paper

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Saint Teresa had an average childhood; she was born on March 28th, 1515 in Avila, Spain. Her parents were both devoted Catholics and they both influenced their daughter. She always had a deep passion for her religion. Often, her parents saw her in prayer and noticed she would give alms to the poor. Teresa had a close relationship with her mother, sadly, her mother died when Teresa was in her teens. Teresa had a sociable charm and made many different friends. She enjoyed the company that received from her friends. She constantly overlooked and judged herself; she considered herself a miserable sinner. Unlike Teresa’s mother, her father was a strict man and had many religious standards. At 16, Teresa’s father sent her to a convent school to
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