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The World and the Cloister
Sister Teresa Eletta of Florence

ISBN 9780367151263
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
268 Pages

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Book Description

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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