Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross [Saint of the Day for August 9]

Added 9 August 2017 by Franciscan Media

The story of Edith Stein begins with her life as a noted philosopher raised in the Jewish faith. Edith ended her life story as a Catholic Carmelite nun with the name Sister Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. She died in the gas chambers of Auschwitz in 1942. A complicated story involving two faiths and many political events which swirled around her. She who was born Edith Stein is now known as Saint Teresa Benedicta.

Saint of the Day for August 9


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