Job,.areer, vocation: The difference is in the calling How many times, whether chatting with a fellow plane passenger or meeting a church visitor, have you asked, so what do you do? They listen for the voice of God calling them to the crossroads of their deep joy and the worlds deep hunger. Those who belong to a religious order not only follow the evangelical counsels for themselves, but are accepted by the Church, more or less officially, to represent in religious society the practice of the rules of perfection; and to offer it to God as a part of public worship. Rather, the word means something you know how to do––or what you do for a living. God is always with us as long as we keep close to Him through prayer and do our best to live up to His will in the present moment. http://jackfordhub.boxcrack.net/2016/08/06/new-insights-in-rapid-systems-in-interview-questions/Other writers, such as Gary II, n. 148-50, after having stated that it is a grace fault to enter the religious state when conscious of not having been called, correct themselves in a remarkable manner by adding, “unless they have a firm resolution to fulfil the duties of their state”. In the case of most men, no Divine decree, logically anterior to the knowledge of their free actions, assigns to them this or that particular profession. For the reasons given above we cannot accept the definition of Lessius ; “Vocation is an affection, an inward force which makes a man feel impelled to enter the religious state, or some other state of life” De state vita deligendo, n. 56. For it is better to marry than to be burnt” 1 Corinthians 7:9 . Visit our page for prayers and readings that the USC CB offers to assist you in the discernment process.