Suggested Questions

These questions are meant to be a resource, but don’t feel limited to what is listed here. Always feel free to bring up additional questions and topics to your mentor and critical friend. Your mentor will also have a list of suggested topics to discuss with you.


Questions for Your Mentor

  • What was one of the things that stood out to you most when you were learning about the vows?

  • What has it been like living out a vow of poverty?

  • What has it been like living out a vow of chastity?

  • What has it been like living out a vow of obedience?

  • Has there been a vow that has been harder for you to live out than others?

  • From your experience, how is religious life an eschatological sign?

  • What drew you to your community’s charism?

  • How did you choose your community?

 

Questions for Your Critical Friend

  • Was there anything that really stood out to you from the workshop?

  • What was your favorite part of the reading?

  • What communities did you learn about on the Institute on Religious Life site? What did you like/ dislike about them?