Dear Father | How do I know if I'm being called to a vocation?

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Msgr. Matthew Mitas

Q. Every now and then I get a strong feeling that I should serve God in religious life. I’m confused about this because I don’t know where to start. How does one know whether or not God is calling him?

A. You’re talking about your vocation. A vocation (from the Latin vocare, "to call") is a summons from God to serve Him in one of the traditional three states of life: married, single, and consecrated (priesthood or religious life).

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