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Pathway 1: Guidance

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"GIVE AWAY SOME OF YOUR WEALTH BY SHARING IT WITH THE POOR, BUT DO IT WITH A GENEROUS HEART. " 
- St Francis de Sales

Pathway 1: Guidance

Religious life makes up a very small percentage of those living out their baptismal vocation in the church. It is not for everyone and it is a particularly demanding life that requires careful discernment. For that reason most religious orders offer very careful guidance and accompaniment to those thinking about religious life.

 

After initial contact, which you can make through this web site, a pattern of guidance will be suggested for you. Through that pattern a person can begin to ask questions about where they are being called in life and whether the Salesian pathway is one that might bring them to follow the Gospel more faithfully. The guide or spiritual director will help to clarify the options open to a searching person and also help them to recognise the gifts through which they are called to follow. They may also suggest other religious congregations or types of vocation within the church. Part of the guidance process may involve engagement with the Samuel of Compass programmes provided by the National Office for Vocations which is listed in the links section.

Also you may want to dip into our approach to life choice and discernment by joining a signpost weekend which you will find on the news page of the site.

Last modified on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:56

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