Called and Gifted

What is Called and Gifted?

Each of us is created uniquely by God, in our time and place, for a purpose. When we understand and allow ourselves to be aligned with that purpose we are energised and fulfilled; and God’s love and provision is able to flow more freely exactly where it is needed, through our spiritual gifts (charisms). Called and Gifted is the discernment process that helps us unlock our story, understand our gifts (charisms) and discover our unique mission.

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Three Stages


The Teaching
Stage 1 The Teaching
One full day learning about charisms and the language of spiritual gifts discernment, with time to take an inventory to kick-start the discernment process.
The 1:1 Conversation
Stage 2: The 1:1 Conversation
Unlocking your story with a trained facilitator to see where when you feel most fully alive; to look for patterns in the way The Holy Spirit seems most likely to collaborate with you for the greater good.

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Stage 3: The Small Groups
Prayerful support and team accompaniment to assist you as you explore one charism in real situations in your life. Do you feel joyful?Are the effects above and beyond normal expectations?
Click on an image to read testimonies about each of the 3 stages





The next Called & Gifted Teaching Days are

St Anne's school, Southampton Central: July 13th 2019
St James and St William, Reading: October 5th 2019
St John Bosco, Woodley: November 16th 2019
St Peters, Winchester: November 23rd 2019


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Personal Testimonies

“During my one to one conversation I was talking to the Interviewer about my love of writing when 'Arnold the Angel' popped into my head... Now an Author - First book in print "

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“Discovering the charism that helps the ‘Poor in Spirit”

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“Becoming the hands & feet of Christ through Administration”

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“I am effectively married to Christ and have many spiritual children to whom I minister in a variety of ways”

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“Inspired to make a devotional picture of Our Lady of Walsingham in watercolour and gold leaf”

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“Called to the Deaconate… I’ve always had a burning desire to serve God, but……”

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“Interested in Divine Renovation ? Read how one Pastoral Area pro-actively used the charisms”

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“The Called and Gifted programme thawed my heart…”

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“I joined a small group and it was just a delight…. ”

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“Professional artist paints her devotion to St Jude…. ”

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  More Testimonies for the 24 Charisms  





 Through Called and Gifted there are a large number of intercessors
who have discerned the charism of intercessory prayer,
acting as channels of God's love and deliverance to reach those in need.
These intercessors pray each day for the diocese and the needs of many individuals.
We invite you to call forth their charism  by sending an anonymous prayer request.


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Do you have questions about Called and Gifted?
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