Thus Clare's Rule witnesses to the one founding charism
of the Franciscan movement--not merely as the feminine expression of Francis's charism
, but as the Franciscan charism
for which both Clare and Francis were responsible.
Some may be helping in schools or working in parishes or working for big companies, but because of who they are, they carry the charisms
and spirituality with them into those places where sisters may never have been, Mersmann said.
We have all lived the charism
for most of our lives--probably when we were children," she said with a laugh.
Merkle discusses the relationship between charism
and the institutional church in light of the changes that modernization brings to contemporary society and in the context of secular society and the place of religion as a whole in the mindset of contemporary life.
Just as the burning bush inaugurated Moses' mission of holy mischief, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ has unleashed the charism
of holy mischief into the world.
The Vicar-General of the Order, Father Arnold Chrapkowski, explained that here in England for the last ten years the Order has wanted to help the Pauline Charism
to take seed.
He examines possible Pentecostal contributions to current conversations between theology and science, mentioning glossolalia, the gift of tongues, a significant charism
in Pentecostal theology, as a kind of leitmotiv for the diversity that could genuinely inform theological dialogues rooted in pneumatology.
Pearl Drego through her highly researched book, "The Charism
of Karuna Life Story of Sister Karuna Mary Braganza" published by Alfreruby Publishers 2011*, has opened up new fields of study on the educational, psychological and sociological fronts.
, distinct from the normal Christian life depicted in
The purpose of this paper is to establish the unity between the missions of the FCS discipline and Catholic higher education by demonstrating relationships among (a) CST and the role of the service (heart) principle to FCS; (b) CIT and the centrality of intellect (head) to FCS; and (c) the institutional charism
and the shared calling (soul) of FCS professionals, exemplified by the Sisters of St.
Dulles (2007) states that "a charism
is a gift of grace, conferred not for one's personal sanctification but for the benefit of others" (p.
They may agree with him that "charism
" is a nebulous and inaccessible theological concept for ordinary people, and they would therefore suspect the long-term usefulness of the attention that religious institutes such as the Marist Brothers are giving to the promotion of their charisms
among lay people.
If Father Maciel and his charism
as a founder are to be judged by the fruits of his work, those fruits are most impressive indeed.
is a non-profit, neighborhood-based family resource center offering youth enrichment programs, adult computer and professional development training, and community events and programs for individuals and families, Its New Immigrant Women's Initiative grew from the requests of women participating in its programs.
An Exploratory Study of the Impact of the Salesian Charism
on the Alumni of Salesianum School.