15 October – Saint Teresa of Ávila

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

La vie des saints

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.

Lives of the Saints for Children by Theodor Berthold.

Little Lives of the Great Saints by John O’Kane Murray.

Stories of the Saints for Children [First Series] by Mary Seymour.

Maidens of Hallowed Names by Charles Piccirillo.

Legends of the Blessed Sacrament Gathered from the History of the Church and the Lives of the Saints by Emily Mary Shapcote.

Memorials of the Blessed: A Series of Short Lives of the Saints by Charles B. Fairbanks.

Songs for Catholic Schools

Early Modern Hagiography

“A Hymn to the Name and Honour of the Admirable Saint Teresa” by Richard Crashaw (pdf).

“The Flaming Heart” by Richard Crashaw (pdf).

Writings of Saint Teresa

Documenta Catholica Omnia

Life of Saint Teresa Written by Herself

The Letters of Saint Teresa

St. Teresa of Jesus of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel: Embracing the Life, Relations, Maxims and Foundations Written by the Saint; Also, a History of St. Teresa’s Journeys and Foundations, with a Map and Illustrations

The Way of Perfection (pdf)

Interior Castle (pdf)

Book of the Foundations

Minor Works of Saint Teresa

Few Sweet Flowers Collected from the Writings of Saint Teresa

“Nada te turbe”


Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade

Vatican Founder Statue

Copy of Portrait Painted during the lifetime of Saint Teresa

Immaculate Conception of El Viejo

The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Bernini in the Corona Chapel in the church of Santa Maria della Vittoria in Rome – Wikipedia Entry, Smarthistory

Saint Teresa by Peter Paul Rubens

18C Libro del Compendio della Vita di tutti Santi

19C Painting

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Google Arts & Culture

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches a-nd Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

Customs & Devotions

Prayer of Saint Alphonsus to Saint Teresa (also here)

Hymn by Pope Urban VIII


Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon.

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg.

Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon.

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