Teresa Mary of the Cross Manetti

Bl Teresa Mary of the Cross Manetti – (d. 1910) – Virgin
Feast Day – April 23rd

Teresa Mary of the Cross Manetti

Born at Campi Bisenzio, Florence, where in 1874 she founded the Congregation of Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa whom she also sent to Lebanon and the Holy Land. She lived joyfully, body and soul the mystery of  the Cross in full conformity to the will of God and she was outstanding for her love for the Eucharist and her maternal care for children and for the poor. She died at Campi Bisenzio on April 23, 1910.  Beautified October 19, 1986 by Pope John Paul II

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