First Promise

Apostolicam Actuositatem (Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – Part 4

Chastity This Only One Kind of Love

Community and Growth by Jean Vanier – Chapters 1, 3 (Study Guide for OCDS)

Contemporary Challenge of St John of the Cross: His Life and Teachings by Leanard Coohan (if out of print – Provincial Council recommends substituting another introductory level book on St John of the Cross such as John of the Cross: Man and Mystic by Richard Hardy or Impact of God by Ian Matthew.

Existential Obedience by Gerald Alford OCDS

Historical Notes of the Carmelite Order by Gabriel Barry OCD
Chapter 2
Chapter 3-4
Chapter 9
Chapter 10

Lumen Gentium – Chapter 8

Promise to be Poor by Gerald Alford OCDS

Story of a Soul by St Therese of Lisieux

Way of Perfection by St Teresa of Jesus