TAN Direction Episode 1 – The Interior Castle: St. Teresa and The Seven Mansions


Episode 1 – The Interior Castle: St. Teresa and The Seven Mansions

Fr. Timothy Reid begins the exploration of The Interior Castle by putting this Catholic classic into historical context, explaining the castle imagery used by St. Teresa of Ávila, and breaking down how the book is organized.

In episode one, Fr. Reid also provides a brief summary of each of the seven mansions and explains the 20 podcast episodes of The Commentaries: The Interior Castle will deepen and enrich your spiritual life.

Meet Your Host

Fr. Timothy Reid, a convert to the Catholic Faith, earned his B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University, but later changed his focus to pursue the study of Philosophy at the Catholic University of America. After attaining an M.A. in Philosophy in 1996, he took a job with the Migration and Refugee Services of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Following his Theology studies at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, earning an M.A. in Theology and a Masters of Divinity, Fr. Reid was ordained in 2004. In 2007, he was made Pastor of St. Ann Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he continues to serve today. Fr. Reid is a Third Order Carmelite and serves as the Spiritual Director of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Secular Carmelite group in Charlotte.

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