Single Vocation
Religious Life
Religious Vocab
Religious Formation
Laborers in the Vineyard

100

Why does friendship take on a special significance in the single vocation?
It doesn't have a natural community

100

What were the first two active religious orders?
Franciscans and Dominicans

100

What is the term for a cloistered religious brother?
Monk

100

What is another word for candidates, or those just beginning to share in the life of a religious community?
Postulant

100

How are we called to be laborers in the vineyard?

200

When does the single vocation first really arise in the Bible?
Jesus' ministry

200

What is the main activity in a cloister?

200

What is the word for the clothing that religious wear?
Habit

200

What is the term for those who are now participating more fully in the life of a religious community?
Novices

200

What are two ways that we can transform society with the Gospel message?

300

What is the virtue that protects the intimate center of the person?
Modesty

300

How did active religious life develop differently for women than for men?

300

What is the term for a cloistered religious sister?
Nun

300

How many times do religious typically take vows during their religious formation process?
Twice - temporary vows and final vows

300

When do we first receive our three-fold vocation to be priest, prophet, and king?
Baptism

400

What order of a religious community can a lay person join in order to share in spiritual formation?
Third order

400

Through the vow of celibacy, who are priests and sisters called to marry?
Priests - Church Sisters - Christ

400

What is the term for the guide often written by the founder of a religious order that teaches them how to live?
Rule

400

What are the evangelical counsels?
Poverty, chastity, and obedience

400

How are all Christians called to be a priest?

500

How does the virtue of chastity apply to all vocations?

500

How is celibacy a sign?
It points to marriage with God in heaven

500

What is the word for "spiritual gifts" which founders of religious orders often have in special ways. The orders strive to live these out.
Charisms

500

What is one circumstance in which a religious would not be required to follow the vow of obedience?
If they were asked to do something sinful or immoral

500

Describe two ways in which work enhances the dignity of the person.