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Unit 7 Vocations
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to distinguish from
oversee the local diocese
life is centered on meditation and prayer (Merton)
living simply and sharing resources
engage in a wide variety of ministries to serve others (marianists, jesuits, etc.)
a calling to a particular state of life, business, or profession
primary sacramental minister for the local parish; diverse responsibilities
life is centered on simplicity and relying on the help of those to whom they reached/helped (domincans)
vow of stability
a permanent commitment to assisting Mary in her mission of bringing Christ into the world
means "consecrated to god"
servant role in local parishes focusing on charity, preaching, and liturgy
-a pledge to celibacy
-a promise to love all who are in need
-ability to go and serve where needed
-a pledge to build community
a spiritual gift that benefits you and others
sometimes called "congregation"
poverty, chastity, and obedience
a promise or pledge to the church
-listening to the "call" or the will of god
-an active searching process as to how to respond to the call; where is the greatest need?
groups of local parishes
what is goal of discernment?
to identify what direction one must go in life
how is discernment connected to vocation?
decide what you want to do in life
discern our vocation
what are the results of good discernment?
how is discernment different than moral decision-making?
moral decision making is about deciding between what is right and what is wrong
what are 4 vocation recognized by the church?
how are Catholic Religious different from married or single catholics?
be able to describe the vows all religions take
how might one recognize a call to religious life?
-through positive signs
-inner sense of being called by god
-marianist vow of stability (unique to marianists)
list the steps of religious formation
explain how being single is a vocation
they choose to remain single because of a belief or value
what situations account for the single status of many adults today?
-death of a spouse
-delay of marriage for further education or career
-not having found the person they want to marry
-some people choose to remain single
name the opportunities and problems that come with being single
what is the role of ordained ministry in the catholic church?
serve as leaders, mediator, and servants
leadership in the sacramental life of the church
what are the titles associated with ministerial roles in the catholic church?
bishop- oversee the local diocese
deacon- servant role in local parishes focusing on charity, preaching, and liturgy
priest- primary sacramental minister for the local parish
what sacrament is administered to priests and deacons?
name the 4 qualifications for ordination
-attraction to lifestyle of serving community, preaching and leading the sacramental life of the local church
-ability to be obedient to the bishop and to be celibate
-have intellectual abilities
describe the vocation of marriage
-involves fidelity for a lifetime
-two individuals become one "body"
-brings whole person into marriage experience of a most intimate relationship
how is prayer connected to vocation and discernment?
explain how all christian vocations connect to one another
name at least 3 resources that CJ, your parish/church community, or the broader dayton community offers to help individuals in vocational discernment
religion class with colbert
what are the societal challenges/pressures that affect young people's ability to make and keep permanent commitments? explain each.
wanting to make yourself, as well as others, happy
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