.>To accomplish the designs of God we are called upon to do all the good that we are capable and all that we have the opportunity of doing; and the greater the good, the more special our capability, the more extraordinary the opportunity, so much the more clearly will reason enlightened by faith tell us that God wishes us to accomplish that good. Sense of “one’s occupation or profession” is first attested 1550s. One-on-one video conference, phone and in-person sessions Schedule live, one-on-one discussions with PivotPlanet advisers for brass tacks information and advice you can only get from an insider. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for vocationn early 15c., “spiritual calling,” from Latin vocation em nominative vocatio, literally “a calling,” from vocatus “called,” past participle of vocare “to call” see voice n.. Unlike the observance of the evangelical counsels, the ecclesiastical state exists primarily for the good of religious society ; and the Church has given the religious state a corporate organization. In seeking calling, students discover more about themselves as they study, practice what they learn and talk with professors, mentors and friends and all of this shapes’ identity. xiii, iii, iv, vii. Gregory the Great and another of St. selection processCollege is often a time when this synthesis of discerning faith and a lifers work begins in earnest.