BY FATHER WILLIAM MENINGER, OCSO.
READ BY ED HORODKO.
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Listen to the Audio Presentation of St Theresa of Avila 6th Mansion - Entering the Castle here
Let Jesus carry us through the Super Highway directly to the 7th Mansion of the Interior Castle of St Theresa of Avila here
The Cloud was written, not in Latin but in Middle English - which means that it was intended primarily for laymen rather than for priests and monks. Father Meninger saw that it was a simple book on the ultimate subject, with only 75 brief chapters.
He quickly began teaching contemplative prayer according to The Cloud of Unknowing at the Abbey Retreat House. One year later his workshop was taken up by his Abbot, Thomas Keating, and Basil Pennington, both of whom had been looking for a teachable form of Christian contemplative meditation to offset the movement of young Catholics toward Eastern meditation techniques.
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Presenting the Seven (7) Mansions of St Theresa's Interior Castle.
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