As a continuing community of
faith rooted in the Catholic Tradition, the Evangelical Catholic
Church is committed to support those who are called to gift of
the vocation that God has given you is a process that takes time.
Your abilities and talents, the things that you enjoy doing, and the
things that you dislike, can give you some important indications of
what God is asking of you.
vocation is more than your career choice or occupation. It is God's
invitation to live out your commitment to holiness and service in a
specific lifestyle that you choose.
the centuries, men and women have responded to God's call to commit
themselves wholly to God and God's people through the consecrated
and men choose to live a particular lifestyle called religious or
their lives after Jesus through presence and availability.
shared life with a common Mission and vision.
evangelical vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
daily for prayer, ministry, and community.
life and teaching of the founder of their community.
sisters, brothers, and priests are very ordinary people who love God
and have a burning desire to be of service to others.
Third Orders signify in general lay members of religious orders,
i.e. men and women who do not necessarily live in community and yet
can claim to wear the habit and participate in the good works of
some great order.
Third Orders are seculars living in the world who one profess a
solemn promise to their Order.
member of the Evangelical Catholic Church may join a Third
Order, but may not at once belong to more than one, nor may he or
she without grave cause
leave one for another.
If you believe that you have
been gifted with the call to either form of religious life, please
contact us and let us help you in your discernment process.
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