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 …"