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How do I choose, and where do I start the right path for my life? I am wavering between monasticism, marriage or celibacy?
How would a person know that he has been called to monastic life? Is it a feeling they have; or is it a direct calling from a member of the church clergy?
I am doing an automotive program starting the fall. Thank God my parents are at peace with it now and I can move on without any regrets or guilt. My monastic desires are still in my heart, but I am not one hundred percent sure, so I'm praying and will see where Christ leads this ship. This thought came to my mind earlier; if God possibly wants marriage for me, that would be a problem, because the girl I might want to marry will most likely have a higher degree than a mechanic, which means her parents would probably want the best for her and will disagree because my level of education is not high enough for their daughter. Worst case scenario: I try to marry a girl that wants to be a doctor. How can I be ready to face challenges that come if I am to pursue the marriage?
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