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Matthew 28:19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
His writings about these devotional experiences became what he called the Spiritual Exercises. While studying for the priesthood, he and six classmates decided to take vows of poverty and service to the poor based on the Spiritual Exercises. This was the beginning of the Jesuits (The Society of Jesus), an order centered on these vows and dedicated to evangelism and education.
We don't need trauma in our lives to hear Jesus’ call in our lives. Reflecting on our experiences and being part of a community offer clarity about our call and God's desire for all of us. Thanks be to God.
MOVING FORWARD: How are you hearing and responding to Jesus’ call in your life?