Topics

    (The first 24 listed here are from the OCDS Formation lessons for the Isolated Members in Formation I, years 1 and 2)

  1. History of the Order, by Fr Joseph Neilson, OCD


  2. The Reform, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  3. Perpetual Inspiration for Carmelites-The Rule of St. Albert, by Fr Michael Buckley, OCD


  4. The Missionary Spirit of the Carmelite Secular Order, by Fr Jerome Lantry, OCD


  5. The Blessed Mother, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  6. Mary's Role in the Life of a Secular, by Fr Edward Leahy, OCD


  7. Prayer, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  8. Living in the Presence of God, by Fr Jerome Lantry, OCD


  9. The Prayer of the Church, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  10. Liturgy and Contemplation, by Fr Brian Hennigan, OCD


  11. The Sacraments and the Spiritual Life, by Fr Thomas Wilson, OCD


  12. Some Aspects of Christian Meditation, by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith


  13. Scriptural Meditation, by Fr Michael Buckley, OCD


  14. The Reading of Holy Scriptures, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  15. Meditative Prayer, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  16. The Rule of Life, by Jean Gibbons, OCDS


  17. Christ, Master of the Interior Life, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  18. Christian Self Denial I, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  19. Christian Self Denial II, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  20. Humility,The Basis of Prayer, by Fr Reginald McSweeney, OCD


  21. Silence, exerpts from I Want to See God, by P. Marie Eugene, OCD
    Addendum by Mother Teresa of Calcutta


  22. St. Teresa's Our Father, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  23. The Writings of St. John of the Cross, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


  24. Counsels and Beatitudes in Relation to the Promise, by Fr Hilary Doran, OCD


    1. (The next 36 listed here are from the OCDS Formation lessons for the Isolated Members in Formation II, years 3, 4 and 5)

    2. Transition from Meditation to Contemplation, by Fr Laurian Zabalza, OCD

    3. Mary Mother of Mercy, by Fr Philip Boyce, OCD


    4. St Teresa in Her Writings, by Fr Michael Buckley, OCD


    5. The First Mansion, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


    6. The Second Mansion, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


    7. The Third Mansion, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


    8. The Fourth Mansion- part I, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


    9. The Fourth Mansion- part II, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


    10. The Fifth Mansion, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


    11. Christ in the Mysticism of St. Teresa, by Fr Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD


    12. Regina Decor Carmeli, by Sr Leslie Lund, OCD


    13. Therese and Contemplation, by Fr James Geoghegan, OCD


    14. The Message of St. Therese in Relation to the Laity, by Fr Gabriel Barry, OCD


    15. Master in the Faith, by Pope John Paul II


    16. The Life of St. John, by Fr Edward Leahy, OCD


    17. The Formative Years of St. John, by Fr Reginald McSweeney, OCD


    18. How to Read St. John of the Cross, by Thomas Moore, OCDS


    19. On Becoming St. John of the Cross, by Fr David Centner, OCD


    20. Those Pesky Appetites, by Fr Jerome Lantry, OCD


    21. Night in Christ, by Fr Anthony Morello, OCD


    22. The Redemptive Suffering of St. John, by Fr Michael Buckley, OCD


    23. The Spiritual Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by Fr Francois de Sainte Marie, OCD


    24. St Joseph – From the Scriptures


    25. Elijah, condensed from Saints of Carmel


    26. Teresa Margaret Redi, by Fr Herman Ancilli, OCD


    27. Mary Magdalen de”Pazzi, by Fr Herman Ancilli, OCD


    28. The Repossession of Mt. Carmel, by Fr Reginald McSweeney, OCD


    29. Martyrs of Guadalajara


    30. Teresa of Los Andes, by Fr Stephen Watson, OCD


    31. Edith Stein, by Waltraud Herbstrith, OCD


    32. Raphael Kalinowski, by Eileen Ahern, OCDS


    33. Fascinated by God, by Sr Teresa, OCD


    34. Elizabeth of the Trinity, by James E. Milord


    35. Josefa Naval Girbes


    36. The Basis of True Prayer, by William Peters, S. J.


    37. Discernment, by Fr Francis Lindekugel, SJ