The World and the Cloister: Sister Teresa Eletta of Florence, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The World and the Cloister

Sister Teresa Eletta of Florence, 1st Edition

By Benedict Williamson


262 pages

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First published in 1930: This book represents the life of Sister Teresa Eletta of Florence from her beginning Holy Orders, serving God, as a Missionary to her death.

Table of Contents

1. A Chaste Dawn 2. The Divine Call 3. The Divine Encounter 4. A Sweet Remembrance 5. A Profound Transformation 6. The Ordeal 7. Thorns 8. The First Rule 9. A Far-Off Vision of Carmel 10. A Painful Renunciation 11. After the Sacrifice 12. Her Life of Faith 13. Her Life of Love 14. The Effects of Love 15. Intimacy with Jesus 16. The Voice of The Sea 17. The Song of Nature 18. The Contemplative Soul 19. Spirit of Mortification 20. Her Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament 21. The Missionary 22. Elvira's Heavenly Mother 23. Interior Conflicts 24. The Family 25. Her Departed Ones 26. The Faithful Friend 27. The Angel of The Poor 28. Her Love for the Suffering Members of Christ 29. The Dominican Retreat 30. Sweet Hopes that Die and Live Again 31. The Final Consent 32. A Visit to S. Maria Maddelena 33. The Last Difficulty Overcome 34. The Sorrowful Farewell 35. In The Monastery 36. The Postulant 37. The Bride of Christ 38. Before the Immolation 39. The Immolation 40. Political Anxieties 41. The Angel of The Family 42. Her Serenity in Suffereing 43. Towards Heaven 44. Her Last Hours

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
RELIGION / General