The hand of Divine Providence in the life of St. Edith Stein (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross). There are three distinct events in the life of Edith Stein that she marks as special moments of grace which stirred her soul and left her a changed person, which ultimately led her to willingly offer her life to God as a martyr.
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August 9 – Happy Memorial of St Edith Stein OCD – Religious and Martyr of Auschwitz #pinterest #stedithstein St Edith was a brilliant philosopher who stopped believing in God when she was 14, Edith Stein was so captivated by reading the autobiography of Teresa of Avila (October 15) that she began a spiritual journey that led to her Baptism in 1922. Twelve years later she imitated Teresa by becoming a Carmelite........
St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) was a brilliant philosopher. She stopped believing in God at 14. Through study of philosophy she grew into a woman of integrity and intelligence, following the truth wherever it led her. She came across the autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila, which she read all in one night, and upon finishing exclaimed, “This is the Truth!” This began a spiritual journey that led to her to being baptized Catholic. She later became a Carmelite nun.