Called and Gifted Workshop v2


Are you seeking to discern what God is calling you to do?
Do you know what gifts and talents you could be offering back to Him?
Do you want to discover how God has uniquely gifted you to bring His love
into the world?
If so, attend the Called and Gifted Workshop*.
You will learn about our Catholic understanding of spiritual gifts and
begin to discern your own gifts and discover God's call for your life. 


WHEN: Friday, September 23, 7 pm - 10:00 pm AND Saturday, September 24, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (total 10 hours)

WHERE: Friends and Family Hall, St Thomas More Parish Center, 940 Carmichael Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514

HOW MUCH: $25 (includes costs of materials and lunch on Saturday).


  • Long-time, new, or returning Catholics who want to be better prepared to live their faith
  • Parents and teachers who want to help children live their faith and recognize their gifts
  • Young Adults discerning career or vocational direction
  • Those in transition: making career changes, empty-nesters, retirees, returning to the work place
  • Those active in or discerning a call to religious life
  • Those in active ministry who are interested in clarifying their call
  • Parish staff and lay leaders who want to nurture and encourage others

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:  Because you have a calling, and Christ needs you to bring his love to others in a way only you can do. No one else has your particular background, experience, and gifts.  You have been called by Christ and gifted by the Spirit.


  • The responsibility of lay Catholics as apostles in the mission of the Church
  • The role spiritual gifts play in the life and service of Catholics in a Christian community
  • How discerning & using your gifts can help change your life, our parish, and the world
  • The signs and characteristics of the 24 most common spiritual gifts
  • Five steps of discerning the gifts God has given you for your work in the world


Payment can be made online, paid at the workshop, or mailed in advance to The Catholic Community of St Thomas More, 940 Carmichael St, Chapel Hill NC 27514.  Please make checks payable to St. Thomas More Church.

CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS: Laura Stewart at 919-942-6229 or 

*The Called and Gifted Workshop will be presented by Fr. Mike Fones, O.P. and Ms. Sherry Anne Weddell, co-directors of the Catherine of Siena Institute, Colorado Springs, Colorado -- a mission of the Western Dominican Province dedicated to equipping parishes for the formation of lay Catholics for their mission in the world.



Last Published: August 23, 2011 11:21 AM