Friday, March 10, 2017

Saturday Saint of the Day

St. Teresa Margaret Redi

Image of St. Teresa Margaret Redi


Feastday: March 11
Birth: 1747
Death: 1770

Carmelite nun. Anna Maria Redi was a native of Florence, Italy. She entered the Carmelites in 1765 and took the name Sister Teresa Margaret. She died at the age of twenty-three, but in the very brief time of her life in the cloister, she displayed a remarkable prayer life and a deeply penitential demeanor. She was canonized in 1934 by Pope Pius XI

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