The St. Teresa of Avila Plaque depicts the Spanish mystic (1515-1582), Carmelite abbess, great spiritual writer, and reformer of the Carmelite order. Her feast day is October 15th. This bronze plaque is an especially fitting gift for first communion, confirmation, birthdays, feast days, and for that special “Teresa” in your life!
A Bronze Wall Plaque in Three Sizes
Available in three sizes – small (p35k – 2 x 1.8 inches), medium (p25m – 4 x 3.25 inches) or large (p129g – 7.9 x 6.3 inches) – this plaque hangs easily on the wall in the office or at home. This solid bronze plaque was designed and made by a master bronze-smith in Germany. This is an especially suitable gift for a feast day, birthday, first communion, or confirmation.
Saint Teresa of Avila – Mystic and Doctor of the Church
Saint Teresa (in German, Theresia) is depicted in this plaque caught up in a mystical vision: a seraph is piercing her heart with a lance – the fiery love of Christ (go to History/Story tab). Her spiritual writings – including her autobiography (The Life of Teresa of Jesus), The Interior Castle, and The Way of Perfection are included here as well. St. Teresa is one of only four women Doctors of the Church (the other three: St. Hildegard of Bingen, St. Catherine of Siena, and St. Therese of Lisieux). This plaque is a great gift for celebrating her feast day on October 15th, for a birthday, for a first communion, and for a confirmation.