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October 3rd - We Are Called to the Kingdom

There is essentially in every vocation, then, the call of Christ, or, to put another way, the call of grace, of the Holy Spirit. Thus we are all called to baptism to live in Christ, to be incorporated into the Church and into the Kingdom of Heaven; and we know that this is a grace, the grace of vocation, The Lord has called us to his Kingdom; (RB Prol. 21), says St Benedict, making his Rule begin with a call, an echo of the divine call: ‘Listen, my Son’ (RB Pol. 1)

From In the Unity of the Holy Spirit: Spiritual Talks on the Rule of Saint Benedict
Dom Sighard Kleiner, O. Cist., Page 13