Jesus Christ: His Mission and Ministry

Chapter 10: Mysteries: Intense Spiritual Life (Part 3)


Mysteries—Intense Spiritual Life Pt 3 of 3

Film Focus Point: NET New York’s Mysteries series on the intense spiritual life. This episode focuses on attempts to measure the devotedness of one’s spiritual life based upon one’s practices.  

Text Focus Point: Page 238  

Discussion Questions

  1. Why is it so easy to assume that those who have the most intense the practice are the most devout? Is this true, or can one still be devout even if she does not join a convent or take a vow of silence?
  2. Why do possessions and other worldly comforts not really matter?
  3. What ultimately motivates people to pursue a religious vocation?

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