My Vocational Journey: Questions for self reflection

My Vocational Journey: Questions for self-reflection

The following questions and the narration of vocation story are aimed at helping a formee to be in touch with his motives and to make a generous response to God's call out of love. This could a suitable excercise at the beginning of a particular stage of formation like the novitiate.

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Dealing with our Sexual Story in a formative Journey

Our Psychosexual Story

Our lives hold many stories. We have a family story an educational story, a faith story, and a health story. We have a work story, a crisis story, and a creativity story.

We also have a psychosexual story. This dimension of our personal history involves the mysterious convergence of circumstances, events, experiences, and choices that have brought us to our present stage of integration or woundedness. Our psychosexual story contains all the moments of growth, excitement, discovery, pain, struggle, and questioning in our relational lives.

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Making a Personal Mission Statement

MAKING A CLARETIAN PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT

 -Paulson V Veliyannoor, CMF

(You will understand this section better if you first go the "Making a community mission statement". This part is the continuation of the community mission statement, though you can also work with this separately)

We now proceed to drafting the Personal Mission Statement (PMS) and Hierarchy of Core Values (HCV) for each of us as Claretians. For the general structure and methodology of drafting the PMS, I am adapting the structure followed by Laurie Beth Jones in her book, “The Path”. However, the steps are revised, enriched and adapted to suit the Claretian personnel.

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Making a Community Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT AND CORE VALUES FOR CLARETIAN COMMUNITIES AND PERSONNEL

Paulson.CMF

  1. GOAL STATEMENT

 The Goals of this Workshop are:

  1. Help the Claretian Communities to generate their own Mission Statements.
  2. Help individual Claretians to prepare Personal Mission Statements and Hierarchy of Core Values.

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STAGES OF FORMATION

novitiate

novitiate

postnovitiate

ongoing