Take the discernment Self-test!

Self Discernment Test
I love Jesus Christ and I have a thirst to bring Jesus and his teachings to the world.
I am endeavoring to be a believing, practicing Catholic Christian.
I desire a life of prayer and I am trying to cultivate a good prayer life.
I desire a life of service and I am currently serving in some capacity.
I feel a desire to be a priest (though it is sometimes stronger than at other times).
Others have told me that I should be a priest or that I would make a good priest.
Prayerfully reading scripture leads me to believe I might be called to be a priest.
I am endeavoring to live virtuously.
I like to be around people and I have sufficient social skills to engage others.
I have enough intelligence to complete graduate-level coursework and function as a priest.
I think that I have the physical, emotional and psychological stability to become a priest.
I am joyful and I have a good sense of humor.
I think that I have a “priest’s heart,” meaning I feel compassion for others and want to help them draw closer to God.
I believe that I have the self-mastery to be a good priest.
Generally speaking, I have demonstrated stability in lifestyle.
People who know me would say I am a Christian gentleman.
Events in my life seem to be signs pointing towards the priesthood.
I am usually able to accept both success and failure without losing my peace.
I believe that I have a healthy psycho-sexual development and orientation.
I am trying to be truly open to the will of God for my life.

Would you like to send your results to your local Vocation Director?

Rating yourself using these 20 qualities or signs is a good way to begin your discernment of priesthood. Rate yourself on a scale of 0–5 (0 means you don’t have the sign at all. 5 means the sign is very evident). The highest possible score is 100.

When you’re done, look up your local Vocation director and share your score with him!

What score did you get?

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