Venerable Ana de Lobera Torres

anonymous 17th century painting of Venerable Ann Lobera, convent of San José de Ávila; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Ana de Jesús
  • Ana of Jesus
  • Anne of Jesus


Daughter of Diego de Lobera and Francisca Torres; her father died when she was a few months old. Her brother became a Jesuit. Ana was 7 years old before she began to speak. Her mother died when Ana was 9, and she was raised from that point by relatives. Discalced Carmelite nun at the monastery of Saint Joseph in Avila, Spain. Friend of Saint Teresa of Avila and Saint John of the Cross. Spiritual writer.




Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Ana de Lobera Torres“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 January 2020. Web. 17 June 2021. <>