Benedict XVI on Christian vocation... belatedly

I had this ready to post before the recent Conclave. I'll still put it out there because I think it summarises so well the whole idea of calling + vocation:

"Ask our Lord what he has in mind for you! Ask him for the generosity to say “yes!” Do not be afraid to give yourself totally to Jesus. He will give you the grace you need to fulfill your vocation." Pope (Emeritus) Benedict XVI

Vocation here is to be understood in the context of a general culture of vocation in which each person is called to a particular way of life (whatever that may be) which will give the individual the deepest fulfilment, happiness and joy and allow them to share their talents/gifts with others for the development of God's Kingdom.

P.S. Very excited about what the future holds for us with Pope Francis as Shepherd of the Church.



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