TAN Direction Episode 3 – The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena: Growth in Virtue


Episode 3 – The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena: Growth in Virtue

Sister Mary Madeline Todd delves into St. Catherine of Siena’s dialogue with God the Father on Divine Providence. The focus is on growing in virtue, emphasizing the interconnectedness of the love of God and love of neighbor. The episode explores how virtues are tested and strengthened through interactions with others, touching on the transformative power of true charity. Sister Mary Madeline also stresses how humility plays an especially crucial role in deepening one’s connection with God and fostering unity within the community.

Episode three covers Treatise 1, Subsections 6-8 of The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena.

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Sister Mary Madeline Todd, OP, is a Dominican sister from the Congregation of St. Cecilia in Nashville, Tennessee. She began her journey with the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia in 1991 and currently serves as an educator at Mount de Sales Academy in Baltimore. Her academic background includes theology studies at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where she earned her Master of Arts degree, and advanced studies at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome, where she achieved a Doctorate in Sacred Theology (STD). Sister Mary Madeline Todd is passionate about studying spiritual and moral theology, with a particular focus on the dignity of the human person in Christ.

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