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St. Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Feast Days: 
April 12
Time Period: 
1747-1770
Place: 
Tuscany
Patronage: 
unknown
Summary: 

Teresa Margaret,  Discalced Carmelite nun, was born in Tuscany in 1747 to a noble family.  She received a contemplative experience concerning the words of St. John, “God is love.”  She felt her vocation was to live a hidden life of love and self immolation.  She lived a life of heroic exercise of fraternal charity.  Teresa Margaret died at the age of twenty-three.

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