Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Saint Edith Stein

Teresa Benedicta of the Cross


A Catholic convert, baptized on

New Year's Day in 1922.

Died in a gas chamber at

Auschwitz on August 9th in


Canonized October 11, 1998.

I remember a Jewish friend of

mine telling me about her years

ago when we were kids.

You can read more about the

fascinating life of this modern

day martyr @ EWTN.



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