Teresa de Jesus – Mother Teresa d’Anunciada – born in the parish of Ribeira Seca in the municipality of Ribeira Grande. She was born on November 25th 1658, daughter of Jerónimo Ledo Paiva and D. Maria do Rego Quintanilha. Her name was chosen in honour of Saint Teresa de Jesus.
There are those who say that due to the earthquake the image of Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres fell to the ground. It remained completely intact.