TAN Direction Episode 8 – The Interior Castle: Dilation of The Heart


Episode 8 – The Interior Castle: Dilation of The Heart

St. Teresa explains how divine consolations dilate the heart and stresses how humility is key to receiving The Prayer of Quiet. Fr. Reid explains Teresa’s analogy of the two water basins to compare and contrast the prayer of the 3rd mansions with that of the 4th mansions.

Episode eight focuses on The 4th Mansions, Chapter 2.

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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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