Our plans for today:

Read about St. Teresa’s life


Pray the Litany to St. Teresa of Avila

Family Rosary

Study about Spain- color the Spain flag and trace the map of Spain.

For dinner we will be having Paella. This is how it turned out.


Here is the recipe:


  • 10 (4 ounce) links mild or hot Italian sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 15 raw chicken tenders or strips
  • 2 pounds large shrimp – peeled and deveined
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 large stalk celery, with leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
  • 2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes, juice reserved
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth


  • Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Fry hot and mild Italian sausage pieces in the wok until brown on all sides. Remove sausage, and fry the chicken strips in the sausage drippings until browned. Remove chicken and saute onions, green pepper, celery, and garlic for 5 minutes, or until tender.
  • Stir in the uncooked rice, tomatoes, bay leaves, salt, oregano and turmeric. Cook and stir for 1 minute, then mix in the reserved tomato juice and chicken broth. Add chicken pieces, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Add sausage to the mixture, and continue to simmer for 15 minutes, then stir in the shrimp; cover and cook for 5 to 10 more minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through.

St. Teresa of Avila, pray for us!