What is Called and Gifted?

God is calling you to a unique purpose in life, a work of love that only you can do. You have received gifts in Baptism and Confirmation through which God intends his love to reach others. The Called and Gifted process is an opportunity to start to recognise your charisms (spiritual gifts) and begin to discern God’s call. Come and discover these charisms. Read more  

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Click on each charism to read parishioners’ stories


Administration
Administration
Provides the planning and coordination needed to accomplish good things
Celibacy
Celibacy
Most fulfilled and spiritually fruitful by remaining unmarried and celibate for the sake of Christ
Craftsmanship
Craftsmanship
Inspired artistic or creative works that beautifies and/or orders the physical world
Encouragement
Nurtures or fosters others through presence and words of comfort, encouragement and counsel

Evangelism
Share the faith in a way that draws others to become Jesus’ disciples and responsible members of his Church

Faith

Faith
Exceptional trust in the love, power, and provision of God and remarkable freedom to act on this trust

Giving
Giving
Giving with exceptional generosity to those in need
Healing
Healing
God uses me to cure illness or restore health where healing is unlikely to happen quickly or at all

Helps
Helps
Offering my talents and charisms to enable another person to serve God and people more effectively
Hospitality
Hospitality
Warmly welcoming and caring for those in need of food, shelter and friendship
Intercessory Prayer
Intercessory Prayer
My prayer for others enables God’s love and deliverance to reach them in specific remarkable ways
knowledge
Knowledge
Empowered study and intellectual activity resulting in new or clearer understanding of God, people and the universe

Leadership
Leadership
Sharing a compelling vision with others that draws them to work together to make the vision a reality
Mercy
Mercy
Practical deeds of compassion that comfort those who suffer and help them experience God’s love
missionary
Missionary
Effectively and joyfully using your talents and charisms in a second culture
Music
Music
Writing or performing music for the delight of others and the praise of God

Pastoring
Pastoring
Building Christian community by nurturing the relationships and long-term spiritual growth of a group
Prophecy
Prophecy
Communicating the word or call of God to individuals or groups through inspired words or actions
Service
Service
Seeing obstacles that keep good things from happening and doing whatever it takes myself to remove them
Teaching
Teaching
Enabling others to learn information and skills that help them reach their full spiritual and personal potential

Hospitality
Voluntary Poverty
A lifestyle of cheerful, voluntary poverty or simplicity in order to identify with Jesus and the poor
Wisdom
Wisdom
Insight that comes up with creative solutions to specific problems and enables others to make good decisions
Writing
Writing
Using words to create works of truth or beauty that reflect human experience and bring glory to God

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