17. jun, 2012

A heart, an arrow and a book

St. Theresa's symbols are a heart, an arrow, and a book. The heart and arrow are her symbols because she is said to have had a vision where an angel pierced her heart with an arrow. The book is her symbol because she is one of the Doctors of the Church.

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