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The Interior Castle of
 St Teresa of Jesus of Ávila(0)

February 28, 2021

Part 4 of 7

St Teresa begins this treatment by asking “the Holy Spirit to speak for me.” The Fourth Mansion is concerned for the first time with the truly supernatural, beyond the natural. It is not about our work in prayer, which has been the focus in the first three Mansions.… More

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The Interior Castle of
St Teresa of Jesus of Ávila

Part 3 of 7

The Third Mansion

 St Teresa wrote two chapters on the Third Mansion, and the first three Mansions take up only 30% of the Interior Castle. This section marks the end of the ascetical effort, our work to change ourselves.… More

The Interior Castle of
St Teresa of Jesus of Ávila

Part 2 of 7

The Second Mansion

St Teresa writes briefly and concisely on the Second Mansion and it is all worth reading. This Mansion is called the proper entrance to the Castle and has the word prayer marked over it.… More

St Teresa of Ávila and The Way of Perfection

Its teaching on prayer -- Part 2 of 2

The second major teaching in this spiritual classic, The Way of Perfection, is found in St Teresa’s commentary on the Lord’s Prayer, the Our Father, in Chapters 27-42.

Imagine the honour and privilege of being able to address God as our Father.… More


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