Category Archives: First Promise

For those who have made their First Promise

The 6Ms for Carmelite Seculars

Let’s revisit the six crucial areas we must commit to and address every day The 6 M’s on Being a Carmelite! By: P. Aloysius Deeney – OCD – July 28, 2005 (http://www.ocd4ocds.blogspot.com) The identity is highlighted in the Preface of … Continue reading

Posted in Enquirers, First Promise, Formation, On-going Formation, Prayer | Leave a comment

March Formation – The Blessed Virgin Mary

For the March formation meeting we looked at Chapter 8 (Vol.2, Nov.1) ‘Mary’. The first thing we noticed about this chapter is how incredibly dense with detail it is. For this reason we are spreading our reading out and will … Continue reading

Posted in First Promise | Tagged | 5 Comments

February formation – Divine Office and Lectio Divina

During the February meeting the first formation group discussed Lesson 7 (V2.Nov.I) on The Liturgy of the Hours and Lectio Divina. As a supplementary reading I sent out the first chapter from St. Teresa and the Our Father : A … Continue reading

Posted in First Promise, Prayer | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

First meeting: forming the first promise group

During our first meeting of the year our formation group shared about what we had learned so far and what we would like to get out of our short time together for the rest of the year. Everyone had done … Continue reading

Posted in First Promise | Tagged , | 1 Comment