Dating while discerning priesthood
But at this point you need to discern where God is (or rather, might well be) calling you more generally and that may be marriage just as well as it might religious life.
It may be you are called to the life of a consecrated virgin, for instance.
Often they have not even been accepted for entrance while others have been rejected several times.
He can call you with or without the experience of dating. All of these questions (and more) should be part of the decision-making process.So, I will try and help you out by approaching it from several different angles. What we call dating and how we date currently in our society is a very new and novel way of going about forming a relationship.There are both good and bad elements that go into it.More generally with dating, I understand that it has a place as far as discovering a spouse but I am not sure how you would go about it in a truly faithful manner.Could you provide some guidance on these questions? It is a big one, so it may take me a while to adequately answer it. Dating is a big issue with many Christians, because of the culture and expectations that go along with it.
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