- Saint Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart
name=Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart
July 15 1747
March 7 1770
Roman Catholic Church
caption=portrait by Anna Piattoli (1720–1788)
June 9 1929
Pope Pius XI
March 19 1934
Pope Pius XI
major_shrine=Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites
Saint Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart was born Anna Maria Redi to a large family in Arezzo, Italy. After attending the boarding school of the Benedictine nuns of St. Apollonia's in Florence, she entered the monastery of the
Discalced Carmelitesin Florence, taking the name Teresa Margaret of the Heart of Jesus.
Teresa Margaret was a very private and spiritual person. Her meditation on the words "God Is Love" transformed her knowledge of God in a mystical way. She seemed to have a premonition of her death, which was at the young age of 23.
incorruptbody lies in the monastery in Florence.
* [http://www.stteresamargaret.org/ St. Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart website]
* [http://saints.sqpn.com/saintt50.htm Saint Teresa Margaret Redi] at Patron Saints Index
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