TAN Direction Episode 12 – The Interior Castle: The Dark Night of The Soul


Episode 12 – The Interior Castle: The Dark Night of The Soul

St. Teresa talks about the great sufferings that occur in The 6th Mansion, The Dark Night of The Soul. Fr. Reid enlightens us on St. Teresa’s own personal trials, and tells us how God makes the soul desire Him all the more vehemently “by services so delicate that the soul itself cannot discern them,” but which are painful.

Episode 12 focuses on The 6th Mansions, Chapters 1 & 2.

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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