Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada

Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada (1515 - 1582)

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Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada is Notable.

Saint Teresa of Jesus (Santa Teresa de Jesus), often known as St. Teresa of Avila, was a Spanish nun, mystic, and foundress of the Discalced reform of the Carmelite Order. She was canonized by Pope Gregory XV in 1622. In 1970, along with St. Catherine of Siena, she was one of the first two women to be declared a Doctor of the Church.

Major Works:
The Book of Her Life
The Way of Perfection
The Interior Castle
The Book of Her Foundations


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On 12 Oct 2015 at 01:15 GMT Heidi (Phillips) Nead wrote:

Hi, Nickolas! According to "The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila, Volume 1", St. Teresa of Avila had several siblings. Her father married twice. From the first marriage came Maria de Cepeda, bc 1505, and Juan de Cepeda, bc 1507. From Doña Beatriz, St. Teresa's mother, came Hernando de Ahumada,bc 1510, Rodrigo de Cepeda, bc 1511, Teresa de Ahumada ( St. Teresa of Avila), b 1515, Lorenzo de Cepeda b 1519, Antonio de Ahumada, 1520, Pedro de Ahumada, 1521, Jeronimo de Cepeda, 1522, Agustin de Ahumada, 1527, Juana de Ahumada, 1528 and another child of whom nothing else is known. See notes, p. 42.


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