It seems just about everywhere we turn nowadays there is a month, week, day, color, or animal attributed to “raising awareness.” The Catholic Church is not apart from this as well as we have our own “awareness” events, weeks, and attributes. One of my favorite topics that the Church asks us to bring awareness to is vocations. The week of January 13-19, 2013 is dedicated for National Vocation Awareness week. To read about it more specifically click here.
This semester is on vocations. Immediately, most think of vocations to the priesthood, marriage, and consecrated or single life. While these life calls are most definitely all vocations, the starting place of a vocation begins with the call we each receive at the moment of our baptism. “All Christians in any state or walk of life are called to the fullness of Christian life and to the perfection of charity.” All are called to holiness: “Be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” In order
Goal for the Life Night: The goal of this night is to understand the universal vocation of holiness and how each individual vocation flows from the call to holiness. This night will give the teens tools to discern their own vocation. Life Night at a Glance: The night opens with a “Choose Your Own Adventure” story. The teens will actively participate in the story based on their choices. The story leads into a teaching on the universal call to holiness as the foundation of all vocations. The teens