Temp B3


Readings:

  1. Constitutions of the Discalced Carmelite Secular Order, Sec. IV and V
  2. OCDS Provincial Statutes, # 7 – 10 and # 25 – 30

Reflection/Discussion: 

  1. Describe the role Mary plays in the life of a Secular Carmelite. (Con. V., Stat.#29)
  2. The Statutes state that a “Carmelite vocation is lived out in Community.”
    1. Use the information in section 7-10 to describe how a secular Carmelite does this.
    2. The Statutes provide a clear rationale and guidelines for Attendance. Make a list of the statements you think are most important.
  3. Explain the importance of the Apostolate in the life of a Secular Carmelite. Be sure to include
    1. the source of its existence
    2. the purpose of the Apostolate
    3. the relationship between prayer and the Apostolate

Use the information from the Statutes (#25-28) to support your answer.

 

 

 

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