vocation


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an inner urge to pursue an activity or perform a service

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a body of people doing the same kind of work

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But the broadening of the concept of vocation was seen by Dietrich Bonhoeffer to have had its own reductionistic effect.
Today's Gospel invites us to share the adventure of vocation with two of John the Baptist's disciples.
On Sunday, the 54th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, the faithful must pray for those entering the priesthood and the consecrated life, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said in a circular issued to members of the clergy, religious superiors and lay groups.
It is a welcome update of Gustaf Wingren's classic Luther on Vocation and a useful guide for reflection on vocation.
Vocation is, according to Frederick Buechner, "the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet.
Vocation debuted five ales at its launch event at the Old Gate pub in Hebden Bridge last Thursday Heart & Soul, Chop & Change, Divide & Conquer, Bread & Butter and Pride & Joy.
The Vocation is principally a book about moral self-development that advances a theory of rational autonomy, which Fichte defends in part by discrediting two accounts of self-determination articulated respectively in the first two chapters of the text: first, a view that presupposes physicalism and thus from Fichte's perspective renders rational, moral autonomy impossible, and second, an account of self-determination unbridled by any normative constraints.
The acquisition is accretive and complementary, and delivers a number of Vocation s key strategic objectives.
They also know that sorrow is not the whole story; life is also full of wonder, meaning, and joy -- much of which we find by means of our vocation.
I encouraged my taxi friend in his quest for a vocation, reminding him of the definition of a chaplain in the Royal Navy.
Brother Andrew, from the order of the Sacred Heart, talked to the children about his calling to the church and explained the meaning of a vocation.
Marcel tried to come to an understanding of what a person is meant to do with his or her life, and the intimacy of this question led him to explore the concept of vocation as a guide to the life of the individual.
July 26, 2013 (GULU) - A delegation of five officials from Lakes State are in the northern Ugandan town of Gulu to learn about vocation education in the district and in turn replicate it in Lakes.
Any man thinking of becoming a Catholic priest will find To Save a Thousand Souls: A Guide for Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood packed with discussions specifically tailored to diocesan priests.
To talk of one journey in isolation, however, would be incomplete; they are intrinsically linked, as to a devout Catholic like Evelyn Waugh or Guy Crouchback, these would be merely aspects of a larger, more complex vocational journey, from vocation frustrated to vocation fulfilled.