AGENDA: THIRD ORDER MEETING: 15 NOVEMBER 1998: 2:00 P.M.
I. Opening Prayer
II. History of the Order of St. Dominic
a. The Foundation of the Order of Preachers, from “Lives of the Brethren of the Order of Preachers.”
b. The Qualities of the Dominican Order: encyclical of Benedict XV
III. Patron Saint: St. Dominic
a. brief overview of his life.
IV. Prayer: Courage and Love
V. Scripture: Matthew 14:15-21
VI. Call to Holiness
a. “Spiritual Theology” Jordan Aumann, OP
November 15, 1998: pp. 103-113
December 20, 1998: bottom of p. 113 - 121.
b. The Three Ways of the Spiritual Life” by Reginald Garrigou-LaGrange
November 15, 1998: pp. 1-5.
VII. Question for contemplation.
a. In what ways do I find it difficult to undertake something new, and why?
b. In what ways are we called to Holiness? In what ways are we called to speak the Truth?
c. Draft short statement in own words, after contemplation of the day’s Scripture, readings, prayers, with regard to your apostolate in St. Dominic.
VIII. The Rule
IX. Closing: next meetings readings, December 20, 1998.
To Praise * to Bless * to Preach
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