Formulas of the Promice and of the Vaws

in Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites

Formulas of the Promice and of the Vaws in Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites

Formula of The Promice:

I, N______, inspired by the Holy Spirit, in response to God’s call, sincerely promise to the Superiors of the Order of the Teresian Camel and to you my brothers and sisters, to tend toward evangelical perfection in the spirit of the evangelical counsels of chastity, poverty, obedience, and of the Beatitudes, according to the Constitutions of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites, for three years (for the rest of my life). I confidently entrust this, my promise, to the Virgin Mary, Mother and Queen of Carmel.

Formula of The Vowes:

I, N______ , in order to live in union with the Virgin Mary in following Jesus Christ, make a vow of chastity and obedience to God in the hands of the Superior of the Order of the Teresian Carmel according to the Constitutions of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites for the rest of my life.


The Formula of the devotional renewal of the promise and of the vows

I, N______, inspired by the Holy Spirit, in response to God’s call, sincerely renew my promise to the Superiors of the Order of the Teresian Camel and to you my brothers and sisters, to tend toward evangelical perfection in the spirit of the evangelical counsels of chastity, poverty, obedience, and of the Beatitudes, according to the Constitutions of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites, for three years (for the rest of my life). I confidently entrust this, my promise, to the Virgin Mary, Mother and Queen of Carmel.

Translated from the italian original.

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