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Religion Vocation Un

What is a Vocation. What is it's origin? A vocation is a calling that comes from the word "vocare," meaning "to call"
Give examples of vocations ex1. A Vocation to love one another, ex2. A vocation to serve the poor, ex3. A vocation to get married
How does a street sweeper see their work as a vocation? A street sweeper should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, "here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well."
Relate Vocation to job and career Career is a subset of Vocation. Job is a subset of career.
What is a job? One's daily activities that produce income or a paycheque. "A lump, portion, task or duty."
What is a Career a subset of vocation. EX. Vocation is to help reduce pain and suffering --> career is a nurse --> lots of jobs for nurses
According to the church. what are the 3 main vocations in life? a holy life as a single person, marriage to a particular person, consecration as a religious, ordination to priestly ministry in the church
According to the Church, what is the vocation that we are called to no matter what? We are called to the "fullness of the Christian life and perfection of charity."
Why does it matter whether we live our life with a sense of vocation? Ex. Getting surgery by someone who cares about you vs. someone who doesn't. It is more reassuring and feels more fulfilling
How do we figure out our vocation? We discern
What is discernment? the activity of determining the value and quality of a certain subject or event, particularly the activity of going past the mere perception of something and making detailed judgments about that thing.
What is a discerning individual posses? discerning individuals are said to posses wisdom and be of good judgment, especially with subject matter often overlooked by others
How does discernment differ from goal setting? goal setting mostly just uses the mind to find pros and cons. Discernment takes a deeper look in the heart, it is more contemplative
What are the two main movements discernment according to the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola Consolation and Desolation
What is Consolation? a feeling or movement in the soul towards God. Any increase in faith, hope or love. A feeling of quiet, joy, or peace in God.
What is Desolation? a feeling or movement in the soul away from God. Experiencing a lack of faith, hope or love. Darkness of soul, turmoil of spirit where the soul feels slothful, tepid, or separated from God
Can a person have more than one vocation? Yes. Vocation to be married and vocation to serve the poor.
Why is marriage a sacrament Sacraments require the Divine love and intersession of the Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Marriage is a sacrament ordained by God Himself. How else can we get a real sense of God's infinite love for us?
What are the wedding vows in english I ____, take you, ______, to be my husband/wife. I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honour you all the days of my life.
What does the first vow imply? I promise to be true to you....implies commitment
What does the second vow imply? I will love you and honour you....implies honour
Intimacy what your soul already "knows and desires above all things." Knowledge of and sharing of one's most private and personal feelings trusting that the listener will respect the process
Where does the word intimacy come from? comes from the latin word intimare-which means to make known or to announce
What is Aesthetic intimacy? the depth sharing of experiences of beauty. Ex. watching a sunset over mountains so beautiful that it took your breath away
What is Intellectual intimacy? exchange thoughts, share ideas and enjoy similarities and differences between their opinions EX. sharing thoughts on politics
What is Recreational Intimacy? couples go out and find something they like to do together EX. going on a hike together
What is Emotional Intimacy? Emotional intimacy constitutes communication and trust levels that allow individuals within a couple to share their most personal thoughts and feelings with one another.
What is Creative Intimacy? intimacy of shared creativity. Ex. Designing the kitchen together
What is Spiritual Intimacy? connecting with your spouse through your faith.
What is Commitment/common cause/work Intimacy? connecting with another person through work or a common cause
What is Crisis Intimacy? When in times of great pain and stress can actually strengthen, rather than destroy, your relationship.
What is Affectional Intimacy? emotional support, encouraging words, received gifts, and being held (cuddling) that could strengthen the bond of two individuals.
What is Sexual Intimacy? becoming closer through the act of sex
Barriers to intimacy Power, Control, fear, Defences, Habits, Luck of Vulnerability. Lack of Self Knowledge, Losing sense of self, Poor communication skills, Lack of a healthy self concept, Male/female differences
Why is communication important in a marriage? helps the relationship grow. You learn how to treat the other appropriately. helps couples plan for life's changes, peaks and valleys. help married couples understand each other's perspectives.
Why is EFFECTIVE communication important in a marriage? in a fight it stops people from blaming and putting each other down. EX. I feel very alone one when you go out VS. You are always out and I am always left here.
Name and describe 2 important communication skills Listening and speaking
What is the vocation of Sr. Helen Prejean? vocation helping the poor and crusade to abolish capital punishment. Discerned by fear, or desolation
What is the vocation of Mother Teresa? vocation to server God by serving the poor
What is the vocation of Archbishop Oscar Romero? vocation to the priesthood and to be the voice of the poor
What is the vocation of Fr. Elton Fernedez? vocation to the priesthood and to teach
What is the vocation of Bono? vocation to defend those who need to be defended and to speak for their rights
What is the vocation of my mom? vocation to marry and vocation to love
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