How Do You Know?
How do you know
God may be calling you to be a Dominican? There is no
perfect answer to this question. However, there are
a few signs of God's call. The person called by God
Growing Faith --
A person experiences an increased awareness of God in
his or her life and a developing appreciation of Jesus,
His way of life, His mission, His holy people the Church,
His Body and Blood in the Eucharist, and His Sacraments.
Growing Zeal -- A person's developing
friendship with Jesus will come to more and more share
His mission of saving the world, saving people and saving
Growing Desire To Be Consumed -- A
person's increasing desire to give himself completely
to the Lord.
Growing Interest in the Life and Work of Dominicans--
A person's growing couriosity about what it would be
like to give himself or herself completely to the Lord
and the works of the Lord -- being Jesus for others,
gathering all people into God's family, preaching the
Word, and organizing people for service.
Growing Desire to Lead People -- A
person exhibiting leadership skills in school, community
Growing Sensitivity to the Needs of People
-- A person who enjoys being around people and has a
caring attitude toward all.
Growing Sense That God Has Something Special
Planned for You -- A person with the sense
that there are more important things in life and God
is calling him or her to be part of these deeper mysteries.