st Teresa of Avila By Michelle Smading Learning intention... We are learning to research about St Teresa of Avila. What date and place was st Teresa of Avila born? St Teresa of Avila was born in Avila, Spain that's where she got her last name from. She was born in March 28, 1515. She died in Alba on October 4 1582. Family information Teresa's father was rigidly honest and pious, but he may have carried his strictness to extremes. Teresa’s mother loved romance novels but because her husband objected to these fanciful books, she hid the books from him. It is known that St Teresa's parents have 10 children. How did st Teresa of Avila's life end? Teresa was in poor health much of her life and late in the years, she had much stress to deal with in her life. A couple of years later St Teresa passed away. How did st Teresa of Avila become a saint? St Teresa of Avila was declared a saint on March 12, 1622, by Pope Gregory XV. Why do I admire St Teresa of Avila? I admire her because she is the doctor of prayer and she prays more than any other saint does. When is her feast day? October 15 is the feast day of St Teresa of Avila, a solemnity in the Carmelite calendar. assessment Good things about my power point.... What I need to improve on... • • I need to finish my work on time I had just enough slides • I used enough animations • I had alot of fun! • Concentrate on my own work • Use my own words I hope you enjoyed my power point about St Teresa of Avila.