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  • n. Plural form of vocation.


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  • I asked Sister Sharon for statistics about the number of vocations worldwide, and she produced a chart showing changes in vocations from 1978 to 1998.

    Women of God

  • Mr. Aldred regards Port Perry as his hometown, and one of his chief vocations is that of a farmer.

    The Future of Canadian Television

  • At Covenant often there was talk of a “Big C” Calling to Christ, and a “Little c” calling to your vocation, but doesn’t God give us gifts and talents, interests and abilities that persuade us to certain vocations, and could not a “calling” change at a different point in life?

    Love Theory – Grasping for the Wind

  • In his professional life my dad had been a bartender, cook, and small restaurant owner (in my dad's world people didn't have "vocations", they had "professions").

    George Mitrovich: A Father's Day Remembrance

  • People from the left congregate in fields such as the media and education because those "vocations" require them to produce NOTHING but yet allow them to opine ad nauseam of how they believe the real world (where they don't live) should be.

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  • I was raised Roman Catholic, and I remember well the annual appeals from visiting priests for "vocations" on "Vocation Sunday."

    Igneous Quill

  • "The second reason is that it I am glad be in the midst of a lively Church such as that in Malta, which even today is rich in vocations, which is full of faith and responds to the challenges of our time.

    Spero News

  • But they gave up their vocations, and so who was left?

    Lance Mannion:

  • If I might make a small nitpick, when you write, But they gave up their vocations, and so who was left?

    Stupak and the bishops, the bishops and me

  • In the process, it inspired the vocations of a generation of Wall Street aspirants.

    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps – review


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