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The Prayer Journey According to St Teresa of Ávila

This article and the ones that follow are designed to help you to read the very inspiring actual words of St Teresa of Ávila on prayer. I hope to give you greater access to what she wrote if you are not familiar with her writings. St Teresa wrote three great masterpieces: •  The Life, 1562, […]

St Teresa of Ávila Doctor of Prayer

St Teresa [1515-1582] answers the question How do I grow deeper in prayer? In fact, there is a well-founded case to be made that she is the best teacher the Church has on prayer, the Doctor of Prayer. As I write this I am aware of the many Discalced Carmelite experts who have written explaining […]

Francis speaks to the Synod and on St Teresa of Avila

“Speak clearly, listen with humility, accept with an open heart” Vatican City, 6 October 2014 (VIS) – Vatican City, 6 October 2014 (VIS) – This morning, in the presence of the Holy Father, the First General Congregation of the Synod of Bishops on “Pastoral challenges to the family in the context of new evangelisation” took […]