Tag Archives: St. Teresa of Avila

St. Teresa of Avila, Chess, and You

Since I am working to recover my long lost chess game, I thought you might like this, from The Way of Perfection 16 by St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church and Patroness of Chess Players. 1.But you may … Read More

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15 Oct: St. Teresa, calendars and fascinating fountains! (A note to NAC seminarians and Rome denizens.)

Speaking of saints days and calendars (I posted about that a few hours ago… Here is something for NAC seminarians, especially, as you walk from the heights to the Centro.  There is something interesting to see just off your usual … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday : On a Catholic note

A DX contact from a fellow Ham Radio Operator…* Remember that one of our readers here has made his Echolink node available to us: 554286 – WB0YLE-R  (Thanks!) Remember: You must be licensed to use Echolink. BTW… there is a great iPhone app … Read More

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Happy Birthday St. Teresa of Avila!

Today is the 500th birthday of St. Teresa of Avila (28 March 1515 – 4 October 1582). She is a great saint, reformer and Doctor of the Church. Perhaps you readers could contribute your own favorite quotes of the quotable … Read More

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Signatures of Saints

I am in Chicago… well… north of Chicago. Yesterday, I visited for the first time the campus of Mundelein Seminary, the University of St. Mary of (by?) the Lake. As part of the visit I was able to see some … Read More

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The Doctor and the Great Time Warp

Today is the feast of St. Teresa of Avila. There is an interesting story about the Teresa and our present, modern Julio-Gregorian calendar. In 1582, the ancient Julian calendar (organized by, yes, Julius Caesar and still observed by many Orthodox … Read More

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