09Aug 09 Aug, Tuesday, St Teresa Benedicta (Edith Stein), Patron of Europe

Edith, A brief biography

(excerpts from www.kilmacudcarmel.ie/edith.html)

Edith Stein was born to a Jewish family at Breslau (today, Bratislava) on October 12, 1891. She was the youngest of 11 children. Her father died when she was two years old, and her hard-working and devout mother took over the care of her

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