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Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

The Benedictines of Stanbrook

Thomas Baker, London [1921]

Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.Censor Deputatuus

Nihil Obstat:✠ Edward Apostolic Administrator Birmingham, Oscott.

February 24, 1921



Read by Kris McGregor

The Interior Castle Audio Book - by St. Teresa of Avila Discerning Hearts Catholic Podcasts

    • Christianity

Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

The Benedictines of Stanbrook

Thomas Baker, London [1921]

Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.Censor Deputatuus

Nihil Obstat:✠ Edward Apostolic Administrator Birmingham, Oscott.

February 24, 1921



Read by Kris McGregor

    Introduction – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition —

    Introduction – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition —

    THE INTERIOR CASTLE

    OR

    THE MANSIONS

    By

    St. Teresa of Avila

    St. Teresa’s introduction to the work:  

    For all chapters of the audiobook visit:  The Interior Castle audio page

    For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here

    Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

    The Benedictines of Stanbrook

    Thomas Baker, London

    [1921]

    Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.

    Censor Deputatuus

    Nihil Obstat:

    ✠ Edward

    Apostolic Administrator

    Birmingham, Oscott.

    February 24, 1921

    • 4 min
    The First Mansions chapter 1 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    The First Mansions chapter 1 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    THE INTERIOR CASTLE

    OR

    THE MANSIONS

    By

    St. Teresa of Avila

    The First Mansions Chapter 1:  

    For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here

    1. Plan of this book. 2. The Interior Castle. 3. Our curable self ignorance. 4. God dwells in the centre of the soul. 5. Why all souls do not receive certain favours. 6. Reasons for speaking of these favours. 7. The entrance of the Castle. 8. Entering into oneself. 9. Prayer. 10. Those who dwell in the first mansion. 11. Entering. 12. Difficulties of the subject.



    For the entire Discerning Hearts audio book of the “Interior Castle” visit here



    Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

    The Benedictines of Stanbrook

    Thomas Baker, London [1921]

    Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.Censor Deputatuus

    Nihil Obstat:✠ Edward Apostolic Administrator Birmingham, Oscott.

    February 24, 1921

    • 10 min
    The First Mansions chapter 2 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    The First Mansions chapter 2 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    THE INTERIOR CASTLE

    OR

    THE MANSIONS

    By

    St. Teresa of Avila

    The First Mansions Chapter 2:  

    For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here

    1. Effects of mortal sin. 2. It prevents the soul’s gaining merit. 3. The soul compared to a tree. 4. Disorder of the soul in mortal sin. 5. Vision of a sinful soul. 6. Profit of realizing these lessons. 7. Prayer. 8. Beauty of the Castle. 9. Self-knowledge 10. Gained by meditating on the divine perfections. 11. Advantages of such meditation. 12. Christ should be our model. 13. The devil entraps beginners. 14. Our strength must come from God. 15. Sin blinds the soul. 16. Worldliness. 17. The world in the cloister. 18. Assaults of the devil. 19. Examples of the devil’s arts. 20. Perfection consists in charity. 21. Indiscreet zeal. 22. Danger of detraction

    Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

    The Benedictines of Stanbrook

    Thomas Baker, London [1921]

    Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.Censor Deputatuus

    Nihil Obstat:✠ Edward Apostolic Administrator Birmingham, Oscott.

    February 24, 1921

    • 23 min
    The Second Mansions Only Chapter – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    The Second Mansions Only Chapter – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    THE INTERIOR CASTLE

    OR

    THE MANSIONS

    By

    St. Teresa of Avila

    The Second Mansion Only Chapter:  

    For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here

    1. Souls in the second mansions. 2. Their state. 3. Their sufferings. 4. They cannot get rid of their imperfections. 5. How God calls these souls. 6. perseverance is essential. 7. Temptations of the devil. 8. Delusion of earthly joys. 9. God alone to be loved. 10. Reasons for continuing the journey. 11. War fare of the devil. 12. Importance of choice of friends. 13. Valour required. 14. Presumption of expecting spiritual consolations at first. 15. In the Cross is strength. 16. Our falls should raise us higher. 17. Confidence and perseverance. 18. Recollection. 19. Why we must practise prayer. 20. Meditation kindles love.

    Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

    The Benedictines of Stanbrook

    Thomas Baker, London [1921]

    Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.Censor Deputatuus

    Nihil Obstat:✠ Edward Apostolic Administrator Birmingham, Oscott.

    February 24, 1921

    • 16 min
    The Third Mansions Chapter 1 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    The Third Mansions Chapter 1 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    THE INTERIOR CASTLE

    OR

    THE MANSIONS

    By

    St. Teresa of Avila

    The Third Mansion Chapter 1:  

    For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here

    1. Souls in the Third Mansions. 2. Insecurity of this life. 3. Our danger of falling from grace. 4. The Saint bewails her past life. 5. Our Lady’s patronage. 6. Fear necessary even for religious. 7. St. Teresa’s contrition. 8. Characteristics of those in the Third Mansions. 9. The rich young man in the Gospel. 10. Reason of aridities in prayer. 11. Humility. 12. Tepidity. 13. We must give all to God. 14. Our debt. 15. Consolations and aridities

    Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

    The Benedictines of Stanbrook

    Thomas Baker, London [1921]

    Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.Censor Deputatuus

    Nihil Obstat:✠ Edward Apostolic Administrator Birmingham, Oscott.

    February 24, 1921

    • 13 min
    The Third Mansions Chapter 2 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    The Third Mansions Chapter 2 – The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila audio mp3 edition –

    THE INTERIOR CASTLE

    OR

    THE MANSIONS

    By

    St. Teresa of Avila

    The Third Mansion Chapter 2:  

    For the pdf containing the complete text and footnotes click here

    1. Imperfections of dwellers in the first three mansions. 2. Our trials show us our weakness. 3. Humility learnt by our faults. 4. Love of money. 5. Liberty of spirit. 6. On bearing contempt. 7. Detachment proved by trials. 8. Virtue and humility are the essentials. 9. Perfection requires detachment. 10. We should try to make rapid progress. 11. Leave our cares in God’s hands. 12.Humility more necessary than corporal penances. 13. Consolations rarely received until the fourth mansions. 14. Advantages of hearing of them. 15. Perfection consists in love, not in reward. 16. St. Teresa’s joy at seeing other souls favoured. 17. These graces should be striven for. 18. Obedience and direction, 19. Misguided zeal for others.

    Translated from the Autograph of St. Teresa of Jesus by

    The Benedictines of Stanbrook

    Thomas Baker, London [1921]

    Dom Michael Barrett, O.S.B.Censor Deputatuus

    Nihil Obstat:✠ Edward Apostolic Administrator Birmingham, Oscott.

    February 24, 1921

    • 16 min

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