TAN Direction Episode 8 – The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena: Temptation and Suffering

 

Episode 8 – The Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena: Temptation and Suffering

Saint Catherine’s Treatise on Discretion continues to explore the increase in the pain of the damned after the general judgment, the significance of temptation and suffering in spiritual lives, and the metaphor of Christ as the Bridge. Sister Mary Madeline Todd explains how souls can navigate the challenges of life and concludes with a powerful prayer that provides profound insights into the intricate dynamics of divine grace and mercy.

Episode eight covers Treatise 2, Subsections 26-30.

Meet Your Host

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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