Feast Day of Saint Edith Stein: 9 August

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

On the 9th of August, we celebrate the Feast Day of St Edith Stein, ACU's patron saint of research. St Edith Stein was a brilliant German Jewish philosopher, earning her doctorate in philosophy from the University of Freiburg in 1916. After reading the autobiography of St Teresa of Avila that she began a spiritual ...

Feast Day of Saint Edith Stein: 9 August

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

On the 9th of August, we celebrate the Feast Day of St Edith Stein, ACU's patron saint of research. St Edith Stein was a brilliant German Jewish philosopher, earning her doctorate in philosophy from the University of Freiburg in 1916. After reading the autobiography of St Teresa of Avila that she began a spiritual ...

Feast Day of Saint Edith Stein: Patron Saint of Research

Friday, August 7th, 2015

This Sunday, 9 August is celebrated as the Feast Day of St Edith Stein, who is the ACU Patron Saint of Research. A brilliant philosopher and academic who stopped believing in God when she was 14. Edith Stein was so captivated by reading the autobiography of St Teresa of Avila that ...