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other people. Learning about the special programs and Campus and programs at SLU definitely makes me want to attend this university more or even attend a catholic university. I also think that being surrounded by other people who are confident about their faith will help me maintain a strong faith. Going to Church is alwayways something that I need help with by others around me. Through this project, I see that if I am surrounded by holy people in my life, then it will be easier to continue the holy side of my life. I have had a spiritual side my entire life, so I know now that I would love to attend SLU or a school like SLU for the next four years. 4. In our study of the vocation to religious life we were introduced to men and women who discern a commitment to being sisters and priests. What is your understanding of their desire to live within the bounds of “poverty, chastity and obedience?” I look up to people who decide to become sisters and priests because they choose to give up so much of their personal lives. Those who decide to live as religious brothers and sisters live
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O’Connell 4 in poverty, chastity and obedience. They need to give up most of their material belongings and live in poverty. If a man has a big house and nice car, he would need to sell both of those things and live more modest. The brothers and sisters need fully commit to this new life because it will be very different. In their new life, they will need to fully embrace chastity. I bet many of those men and women have desire at some point in their lives to get married and have a family, but they now can not live out those ideas. Priests choose to be married to the church, which is probably one of the hardest parts about becoming a priest. I have heard from a number of young men that are strong in their faith say they would think about becoming a priest, but giving up the chance to have a family is not something they can take lightly. There is also a lot of structure in the lives of religious brothers and sisters. Everything these people do now are centered around their job and their life with Christ. For example, nuns need to pray at certain times and priests need to dress certain ways. They no longer can go to the mall and choose an outfit, and instead
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