Scale (or Ladder) of Perfection : Walter Hiltonby Walter Hilton. Of all the old English ascetical works which were extant before the Reformation none have maintained their reputation longer than Walter Hilton's "Scale of Perfection." Hilton was a canon of Thurgarton in Nottinghamshire, and died in 1395.
Science of Loveby John Wu. Published in 1941. A deeply moving interpretation of the way of Christian Love revealing a profound insight into the soul of Therese of Lisieux.
Spiritual Life: Part 2 - Preliminary Remarksby Adolphe Tanquerey. Explains the basis of the distinction of the three ways, the purgative, the illuminative and the unitive, the practical way to employ this distinction wisely and the importance of the study of the three.
Spiritual Life: Part 2 Book 1 Chapter 2by Adolphe Tanquerey. The necessity and the notion of penance, the motives that should prompt us to hate and avoid sin and the motives and the means of atoning for sin.
Christian Prayer: The Tiber Flows into the GangesToday we see a clash of religious cultures and religious syncretism is becoming very common in our society. Dr. Timothy O'Donnell discusses Christian prayer and how we can avoid being deceived by the many erroneous ideas that are rampant today.
How to Avoid Purgatoryby Fr Paul O'Sullivan. Can we avoid Purgatory? If so, how? This article discusses the means: removing the cause, penance, suffering, sacraments, asking God, resignation to death, indulgences, the third orders and by helping the poor souls.
Spiritual Director for All Time for AllIn these times when it is difficult to find good spiritual direction, Joseph Kozlowski reminds us that we have an excellent spiritual director available in the writings of St. John of the Cross.