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A new test for discovering vocation

2009-09-15

It’s not common, however, also to see a test for discovering one’s own vocation. That’s what vocationmatch.com offers on its website. Since it opened three years ago it’s attracted some 20,000 people.

"It might be quite useful perhaps to give few ideas, thing the main of thought before".

"The Internet is so brilliant results to try find if for basic information and then you could put it together. Especially for young people it will be useful".


The test has 11 questions, like “how many times a day do you pray? what kind of acts of charity do you do? how many languages do you speak,” or “where in the world would you like to live?”

Other questions touch on the necessary qualities for religious life or what qualities one can bring to a congregation.

Once the test is complete, the program displays the religious orders that more closely match the characteristics of the person. If the test taker wishes, he can send an email, receive information on these religious to get to know them better or to become part of them in the future.

The site has three blogs on the work of various orders around the world, on religious experiences, and general information on Christianity. There’s also a section that features testimonies explaining what a vocation is.

Vocationmatch.com attracts curious people from all over the world, and besides being a game, it could mean a radical change in the life of many young people.