ABBREVIATIONS

Documents of the Second Vatican Council

AG: Ad gentes, Decree on the church's Missionary Activity, 28 October 1965

GS: Gaudium et spes, Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, 7 December 1965

LG: Lumen gentium, Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, 21 November 1964

Documents of the Holy See

CIC: Code of Canon Law

EE: Essential elements in the Church's teaching as applied to Institutes dedicated to works of the apostolate, Congregation for Religious and Secular Institutes, 31 May 1983

Cooperation: Cooperation between Institutes in the area of formation, Congregation for Institutes of the Religious Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 8 December 1998

MR: Mutuae relationes, Congregation for Bishops, and Congregation for Institutes of the Religious Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 14 May 1978

PdV: Pastores dabo vobis, Apostolic Exhortation of John Paul II on priestly formation, 25 May 1992

PI: Potissimum institutioni, Congregation for Institutes of the Religious Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 2 February 1990

VC: Vita consecrata, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of John Paul II, 25 March 1996

Fraternal life: Fraternal life in community, Congregation for Institutes of the Religious Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 2 February 1994

Documents of the Carmelite Order

Constitutions: Constitutions of the Order of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel, approved by the General Chapter celebrated in Sassone (Rome) in the year 1995; Rome, 1996

Carmel: a place and a journey: Carmel: a Place and a Journey into the Third Millennium, O.Carm. General chapter 1995, Final document, AnalOCarm, Rome 1995, 236-250

Rule: The Rule of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel

RIVC (1988): Ratio institutionis vitae carmelitanae, Rome 1988

Other abbreviations

AAS: Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Vatican City, from 1909

AnalOCarm: Analecta Ordinis Carmelitarum, Rome, from 1910