In this exclusive sneak peak of CATHOLICISM, find out about St. Theresa’s “Interior Castle” and where to find your very own castle. Fr. Barron also shares some excellent thoughts on the place of all those “freaky supernatural elements” of our faith and on the scientific reductionism that doesn’t get them. Worth a watch (video below)!
I love that prayer of St. Teresa’s: “Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing trouble you. Everything passes. God alone remains.”
What treasure is hidden within our interior castle. Freedom from all that disturbs and troubles us. And a real encounter with the very “power which here and now creates the cosmos…that lies beyond the vagaries of space and time.”
This exclusive preview clip was from CATHOLICISM, Episode IX: “THE FIRE OF HIS LOVE –PRAYER AND THE LIFE OF THE SPIRIT”.
In this episode, Father Barron explores Catholic spirituality, which is centered on prayer. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church states: “Prayer is the lifting up of the mind and the heart to God.”
On pilgrimage to the places where the great saints and spiritual masters lived, Father Barron explores the different types of prayer: contemplation; adoration; petition; and intercession. In telling the stories of Catholics like Thomas Merton, St. Theresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross, Fr. Barron demonstrates how the human person can be transformed through prayer that manifests a deep, spiritual commitment centered in Christ.
View exclusive preview clips from other episodes of the CATHOLICISM series coming out in Fall 2011.