Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross



Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

"Edith Stein was born in Breslau, Germany, (now Wroclaw, Poland) on 12 October 1891, the youngest of eleven children of a devout Jewish family. She died in the Auschwitz gas chamber on 9 August 1942, having been sent to the death camp when she refused to deny her Jewish heritage. In 1916 she completed her …"