This year the Temp III Program will use the following source texts:

Gaudium et Spes Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World [Online] [PDF Part I] [PDF Part 2]

Sacrosanctum Concilium Constitution of the Sacred Liturgy   [Online]

Vatican II Constitutions (includes Dei VerbumLumen GentiumSacrosanctum Concilium, and Gaudium et Spes)  [PDF]

General Instruction on the Liturgy of the Hours   [Online] [PDF]

The Rule and Directory for Lay Dominicans of the Province of Saint Martin de Porres  [PDF

The Rule of the Lay Fraternities of St. Dominic [PDF]

Catherine of Siena: Passion for the Truth - Compassion for Humanity by Mary O'Driscoll   [Amazon]

Dialog of St. Catherine of Siena by St. Catherine of Siena  [Various Formats]

Facing the Challenges to Faith in Christ Today: The Dominican Way by Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P.  [Online]

Cultivating the Cultural Dimension of Faith by Pope Benedict XVI (General Audience Catechesis on St. Dominic)   [Online]

The Nine Ways of Prayer by Pope Benedict XVI (General Audience Catechesis on the Spiritual Style of St. Dominic)   [Online]

The Real Historical Francis in the Francis of the Church by Pope Benedict XVI (General Audience Catechesis on St. Francis)   [Online]

Chosen Laymen by Pope Pius XII   [Online]

Dominican Spirituality by Fr. Benedict Ashley O.P.    [Online]

Further Reading:

Loving the Church: Spiritual Exercises Preached in the Presence of Pope John Paul II by Christoph von Cardinal Schonborn, O.P.  [Amazon]

Download the entire Temp III source listing and schedule  [PDF]

September

Reading
Group review for praying the Liturgy of the Hours

  • General Instruction of the Liturgy of the Hours Chapters 1-3
    Sacrosanctum Concilium Chapter IV: The Divine Office

Directory
Section I: Documents from Rome

October

Reading
Gaudium et Spes
Study Questions [pdf]
Part I:

  • Preface and Introduction: The Situation of Man in the World Today
    Chapter 1: The Dignity of the Human Person

Directory
Section II: Preface and Parts I - II

November

Reading
Gaudium et Spes
Part I:

Chapter 2: Community of Mankind
Chapter 3: Man's Activity in the Universe
Chapter 4: Role of the Church in the Modern World

Directory
Parts III - VI

December

Reading
Gaudium et Spes
Part II:

  • Chapter 1: Marriage and Family
    Chapter 2: Development of Culture

Directory
Parts VII - IX

 

January

Reading
Gaudium et Spes
Part II:

  • Chapter 3: Economic and Social Life

  • Chapter 4: The Political Community

  • Chapter 5: Peace and the Community of Nations (Optional)

  • Chapter 6: Conclusion

Directory
Appendices A - E

February

Retreat

March

Reading
Facing the Challenges to Faith in Christ Today: The Dominican Way by Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P.  [Online]
Cultivating the Cultural Dimension of Faith by Pope Benedict XVI (General Audience Catechesis on St. Dominic)   [Online]
The Nine Ways of Prayer by Pope Benedict XVI (General Audience Catechesis on the Spiritual Style of St. Dominic)   [Online]
The Real Historical Francis in the Francis of the Church by Pope Benedict XVI (General Audience Catechesis on St. Francis)   [Online]

April

Reading
Dominican Spirituality by Fr. Benedict Ashley O.P.    [Online]
Chosen Laymen by Pope Pius XII   [Online]

May

Reading
Catherine of Siena: Passion for the Truth - Compassion for Humanity by Mary O'Driscoll  (pages 1-38)

June – August

Reading
Catherine of Siena: Passion for the Truth - Compassion for Humanity by Mary O'Driscoll  (pages 39 - End)