Aspirants


Formation for Aspirants Year and OCDS Legislation Study Plan

Aspirant Course of Study

Month Topic Sources (e.g.: Conversation;Welcome;web)
December Mental Prayer…how to, practice Conversation with Christ, ch9-12,15,16

Carmelite Spirituality, Paul-Marie p.69-79

Welcome to Carmel

 

JanuaryDivine Office…how to, practiceGeneral Instructions

Music of Silence

Welcome to Carmel

FebruaryMary and Carmel

ElijahPope Paul VI, Marialis Cultus,

Carmelite Way p56,

Welcome to Carmel

Carmelite Spirituality, p. 13-17, 28-32MarchVocation and DiscernmentWebsite

Welcome to Carmel

 

AprilSpiritual ReadingScripture, Saints, other

Carm.Trad. by Payne

 

May History of the OrderAN25

Carm.Way,Welch

Carm.Trad.,Payne

JuneLiturgy,Sacraments

Sp.DirectionCatechism p.168, 526

 

 

JulyHuman FormationCarmelite Way Ch6,7

 

 

AugustScapular/sacramentalsCatechism p.526

Brown Scapular book

Welcome to Carmel

SeptemberEcclesial: Church/LaityChristifideles Laici

Welcome to Carmel

Carm. Spir. P 32-33

OctoberCarmelite Spirituality/PromiseRole of Rule, web

Carmelite Spirituality p. 17-22; 79-83

Welcome to Carmel

NovemberRule of St. AlbertLegis. Study plan

Carm. Trad. by Payne

Carm. Spirituality, p. 23-28

 

 

6 year Study Plan for OCDS Legislation formation

Years: Aspirant, A-E of Five Year Cycle

November each year

(C=Constitutions; S=Statutes; R=Rule) Using Yellow booklet

Formation year

C., S., or R

Title

Pages in Legislation

Book (yellow)

Total # of pages

Aspirant

R

Rule of St. Albert

2-5

4

Year A

C. Preface

6-7

7

C. I

Identity, Values, Commitment

7-10

C. II

Following Jesus

in the Teresian Secular Carmel

10-12

Year B

C. III

Witnesses to the Experience of God

12-15

13

S. I

Witnesses to the Experience of God

28-36

Year C

C. IV

Serving God’s Plan

15-16

6

C. V

With Mary, the Mother of Jesus

16-17

S. II

Serving God’s Plan

With Mary, the Mother of Jesus

36-38

Year D

C. VI

Formation in the School of Carmel

17-19

12

S. III

Formation in the School of Carmel

38-39

C. VII

Organization and Government

19-25

Year E

S. IV

Organization and Government

40-57

20

C. Epilogue

25-26

 

 

 

December

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

 

 

 

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