That Favre even remotely doubted he belonged after one of the greatest careers in NFL history 20 seasons, an NFL title in 1996, tons of records, including a stunning 299 consecutive games is folly to most. The first three-time league MVP (1995-97), Favre has put up numbers that can be overwhelming. Add in his spirit, competitive fire and fun-loving attitude, and he was such a slam dunk in his first year of eligibility that his candidacy wasnt even discussed by the selection committee in February. When he began getting text messages from his heroes, particularly Roger Staubach, Favre said he had to pick his jaw off the floor. It wasnt a goal of mine, Favre said. I have the utmost respect for the players who go in, but I just wanted to play, and people who saw me identified with that. If they paid me $50, I would have felt the same way. What they pay is a lot of money. When Id drive home, I would say to myself, This is stealing! interview attireFavre recalled the first time he visited the Hall of Fame, in 1993, before his third pro season. The Packers were playing the Raiders. His lasting memory wasnt exactly a sporting one.
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Everywhere he serves he does so with the permission of the local bishop. This appears to give us ground for the true solution of the recent controversies on the subject of vocation. We feel a growing desire to love God and to love our neighbour. Unlike the observance of the evangelical counsels, the ecclesiastical state exists primarily for the good of religious society ; and the Church has given the religious state a corporate organization. We come to understand that there is a reason for our existence and there is meaning in our lives. I have had to learn that one does not always choose one’s vocation. 1 the activity by which one regularly makes a living Synonyms calling, employment, game, lay, line, profession, trade, occupation, work Related Words call, lifework ; business, enterprise, field, livelihood, living, métier also metier, racket slang; assignment, engagement, gig, mission ; art, craft, handicraft, handicraft ; appointment, berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation ; duty, function, job, load, task, workload Near Antonyms’ avocation, hobby, pursuit In the simplest terms, “vocation” means a “call.” But the offers of Divine Providence are several or even many, though one may be more pressing than the other; and since every good action is performed by the help of a supernatural grace which precedes and accompanies it, and since with an efficacious grace we would have done the good we have failed to accomplish, we may say, of every good that we do, that we had the vocation to do it, and of every good that we omit, either that we had not the vocation to do it, or, if we were wrong in omitting to do it, that we paid no heed to the vocation. pope Francis, Address to Seminarians and Novices, July 6, 2013 Catechetical Series on Vocations The USC CB is pleased to highlight various ways that vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life can be promoted by featuring resources that are currently used by archdioceses and dioceses throughout the United States, or available through various organizations.