Vocation Resources

We have compiled a list of resources that you might find useful as you seek to learn more about who you are, who you are becoming, and how that informs what you do. We are continually adding to this list, so check back frequently! If you have a resource you would like to share with others, let us know and we’ll add it to the list! Send an email to kate.trevey@marquette.edu with the name of the book, song, quote, speech, video, website, etc. and we’ll add it here!


Vocation

Astin, A., Astin, H., & Lindholm, J. (2011).Cultivating the spirit: How college can enhance students' inner lives. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 3)

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Daloz Parks, S. (2011). Big questions worthy dreams: Mentoring emerging adults in their search for meaning, purpose, and faith. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 8)

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Dalton, J. & Crosby, P. (2010). When faith fails: Why nurturing purpose and meaning are so critical to student learning and development in college. Journal of College & Character, 11, 1-6.

Hahnenberg, E. (1996). Awakening vocation: A theology of Christian call. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. (Chapter 4)

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Neafsey, J. (2006). A sacred voice is calling: Personal vocation and social conscience. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.(Chapter 1)

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Discernment

Astin, A. & Astin, H. Exploring and nurturing the spiritual life of college students. Journal of College & Character, 11,1-9.

Bass, D. & Briehl, S. (2010). On our way: Christian practices for living a whole life. Nashville, TN: Upper Room Books.(Chapter 3)

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Neafsey, J. (2006). A sacred voice is calling: Personal vocation and social conscience. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.(Chapter 3)

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Solidarity

Astin, A., Astin, H., & Lindholm, J. (2011).Cultivating the spirit: How college can enhance students' inner lives. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 5)

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Daloz Parks, S. (2011). Big questions worthy dreams: Mentoring emerging adults in their search for meaning, purpose, and faith. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 9)

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Neafsey, J. (2006). A sacred voice is calling: Personal vocation and social conscience. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.(Chapter 1)

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Palmer, P. (2000). Let your life speak: Listening for the voice of vocation. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 9)

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Parks Daloz, L. (1997) Common fire: Leading lives of commitment in a complex world. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.(Chapter 2)

Call to Action

Astin, A., Astin, H., & Lindholm, J. (2011).Cultivating the spirit: How college can enhance students' inner lives. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 9)

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Bass, D. & Briehl, S. (2010). On our way: Christian practices for living a whole life. Nashville, TN: Upper Room Books.(Chapters 7,8,9)

Hahnenberg, E. (1996). Awakening vocation: A theology of Christian call. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.(Chapter 2)

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Marriner, M., Gordon, J., & Gebhard, N. (2003). Roadtrip nation: A guide to discovering your path in life. New York, NY:Ballantine Books.

Newport, C. (2012, September 29). Follow a career passion? Let it follow you. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/30/jobs/follow-a-career-passion-let-it-follow-you.html?_r=0

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Palmer, P. (2000). Let your life speak: Listening for the voice of vocation. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Chapter 5)

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Parks Daloz, L. (1997) Common fire: Leading lives of commitment in a complex world. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.(Chapter 7)

Posner, B. (2009). From inside out: Beyond teaching about leadership. Journal of Leadership Education, 8, 1-10.

Ignatian

Center for Mission and Identity. (2010). Do you speak Ignatian?: A glossary of terms used in Ignatian and Jesuit circles (November) [Brochure]. Traub, S.J., G.

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Center for Mission and Identity. (2010). St. Ignatius Loyola: Founder of the Jesuits [Brochure]. Traub, S.J., G. & Mooney,D.

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Jesuit Conference. (n.d.). Ignatian spirituality [Brochure]. Jackson, S.J., Charles

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Jesuit Conference. (n.d.). The light of St. Ignatius of Loyola [Brochure]. O’Neal, S.J., N.

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Vocation in Everyday Life

Lovell, J. (2013, July 31). George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com

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