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Embrace the cross with the Doctor of the Soul

Elizabeth Ruth Obbard continues her retelling of The Interior Castle by St Teresa of Avila

Now it is time to think about those people who enter the second mansion, those who have already begun to practise prayer on a regular basis, and hear the voice of the Good Shepherd speaking within them. If they cannot do his will immediately at least they are conscious of his call and its sweetness.

God doesn't speak with us directlyat this point. Rather, God speaks to us through the conversation of good friends, through sermons, through reading good books, and other indirect ...

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The advocacy and the ecstasy

The advocacy and the ecstasy

St Teresa, born in Avila 500 years ago this weekend, is often depicted in a religious fervour. But there was much more to her than that, writes Laurie Vere  Subscribe to read more

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Lessons from history can teach us how to live

The long shadow of the past can not only illuminate the present but also point to a more hopeful future, writes David Monteith  Subscribe to read more

Tue 31 Mar 15 @ 11:46
There is now a study guide to accompany pre-election letter from the @c_of_e Bishops with Qs for conversation (PDF) https://t.co/Er44Yy68st

Tue 31 Mar 15 @ 11:20
Oxfam reports that, so far in 2015, only the UK has pledged its "fair share" towards the Syrian crisis http://t.co/RJsc52TIFo