PRAYER & DISCERNMENT
OD CALLS ALL OF US to be true to ourselves and live in sync with our
deepest longings and gifts, whether that be within marriage, single life,
holy orders, or consecrated life. In addition to those paths—and in some
cases within those paths—are other affiliations and forms of life that help adher-
ents express their faith fully.
Some religious orders have associate membership, which allows single and married
laypeople to have a close bond with the community. The requirements and com-
mitments between communities and their associates, or “co-members,” vary with
Catholics have many ways to vibrantly live their faith
commitment. Whether you are single or married, older or
younger, you may find one of these paths suits you.
Other vocations that
may be right for you
receives a copy
of the Rule of St.
of Saint Meinrad
COURTES Y OF SAIN T MEINRAD ARCHABBE Y