St edith stein catholic church

What is Edith Stein the patron saint of?

She is canonized as a martyr and saint of the Catholic Church, and she is one of six co- patron saints of Europe. She was born into an observant Jewish family, but had become an atheist by her teenage years. Edith Stein .

Saint Edith Stein
Patronage Europe; loss of parents; converted Jews; martyrs; World Youth Day

Why did Edith Stein become a saint?

Edith Stein , original name of Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross or, in Latin, Sancta Teresia Benedicta a Cruce, (born October 12, 1891, Breslau, Germany [now Wrocław, Poland]—died August 9/10, 1942, Auschwitz concentration camp; canonized October 11, 1998; feast day August 9), Roman Catholic convert from Judaism,

When did Edith Stein die?

When did Edith Stein become a nun?

1934

Where is Edith Stein buried?

There are numerous sites connected to Edith Stein throughout Wrocław, from the University to the Old Jewish Cemetery where her parents Siegfried and Augusta are buried ( Edith has no known grave).

Where did Edith Stein live?

Wrocław

How old was Edith Stein when died?

50 years (1891–1942)

When was Saint Edith Stein born?

October 12, 1891

Where was Edith Stein born?

Wrocław, Poland

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