About the TV Show
Saint Teresa of the Andes
First Air Date: August 06, 1989
|First Aired on||:||1989|
|Created By||:||Arnaldo Madrid,Fernando Aragón|
|Networks||:||Televisión Nacional de Chile|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||5 episodes in 1 Seasons|
The story of the inspiring life of the new young Carmelite saint who lived in the 20th century, died at the age of just 19 years old, and was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1993. St. Teresa of Jesus of the Andes, known officially as "St. Teresa of the Andes", grew up in a close-knit, upper middle class Catholic family in Santiago, Chile, was very popular with her friends and relatives, entered Carmel at age 19, and died before her 20th birthday.