So,.n general terms your vocation is what God calls you to do with your life. A brief outline of the four specific vocations We live out the invitation ‘to be holy’ differently depending on which vocation we have chosen. In Genesis 3:17, God said to Adam, “cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life” RSV . Use of the word “vocation” before the sixteenth century referred firstly to the “call” by God 2 to an individual, or calling of all humankind to salvation, particularly in the Vulgate, and more specifically to the “vocation” to the priesthood, or to the religious life, which is still the usual sense in Roman Catholicism. Christian views on work edit Many Christian theologians appeal to the Old vestment Book of Genesis regarding work. In the broadest sense, as stated in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “Love is the fundamental and innate vocation of every human being” CDC 2392. It is love that prompts men and women to marry and form a family, to have children. Read questions on the minds of those discerning a vocation.
Becoming. priest or a man or woman religious is not primarily our own decision…. In recent times there has been a revival of this vocation, by which a woman makes her private consecration in the presence of her bishop. We agree with Liguori when he declares that whoever, being free from impediment and actuated by a right intention, is received by the superior is called to the religious life . Lay consecrated are people who consecrate themselves to God through promises of poverty, chastity and obedience, while still remaining lay people. but chow do I choose the best door that is in front of me right now? God is always with us as long as we keep close to Him through prayer and do our best to live up to His will in the present moment. Each vocation is a commitment to love in a certain way. Thomas, “Summa theological”, iii, Q. viii, art. 4; II-II, Q. clxxxix, opus. 17 alias 3, nor Francisco Suarez “De religion”, Dr. xv P.L., LXXVII, 603; St. The basis of our desire to find and to do the will of God should be the belief that God’s will for us is our only chance to be truly and lastingly happy. http://charlottegordonreport.macsverige.org/2016/09/08/introducing-smart-secrets-in-career/