Jesus Christ: His Mission and Ministry

Chapter 10: Mysteries: Intense Spiritual Life (Part 2)


Mysteries—Intense Spiritual Life Pt 2 of 3

Film Focus Point: NET New York’s Mysteries series on the intense spiritual life of those who chose to live in silence and isolation.

Text Focus Point: Page 238 in student text

Discussion Questions

  1. What role does silence play in the life of the Discalced Carmelite sisters? Why is silence so important to anyone’s prayer life?
  2. Why do the sisters live in isolation?
  3. Why do the sisters and friars take a vow of poverty? How can you simplify your life?

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