If.od.eaves a free choice to the person called, he leaves none to those whose duty it is to advise; those spiritual directors or confessors who treat lightly a matter of such importance, or do not answer according to the spirit of Christ and the Church, incur a grave responsibility. In the one life God gave you to live, you have one overriding purpose, to fulfil the will of God, because this is the key to your true destiny, eternal happiness. Other writers, such as Gary II, n. 148-50, after having stated that it is a grace fault to enter the religious state when conscious of not having been called, correct themselves in a remarkable manner by adding, “unless they have a firm resolution to fulfil the duties of their state”. We come to understand that there is a reason for our existence and there is meaning in our lives. May their love of God, the Church, and vocations be an example for us all. It is love that prompts others to embrace the consecrated life or become priests.” Our mission is to develop servant leaders for the church and the world. Religious communities often refer to themselves as “religious families”. interview“All men take not this word, but they to whom it is given. . . . H.