Find your Spirituality Type
By Roger O'Brien
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Take a short quiz to find out your spirituality type.
1. There are four words in each row across. Choose the word that is most descriptive of you here and now (not what you would like to be some day), and select "5" in front of that word.
2. Pick the word that is least descriptive of you here and now, and select "1."
3. Select "3" next to the second most descriptive word and "2" next to the third most descriptive.
4. Repeat the above steps for each row.
5. When you are finished, click the "Check Responses" button to see your preferred spiritual pathway.
6. Click here to see all spirituality types.
By Roger O'Brien. Reproduced online with permission from the author.
Amazingly accurate! St. Augustine means so much to me and is one of my favorite saints!
at 03:55 PM February 06, 2013
Posted by Katherine Lingenfelder
I guess I need to get out my rosary and start praying to St. Augustine! The description definitely seems to fit!
at 03:12 PM January 18, 2013
Posted by Mary-Catherine
It is amazing what accurate is the quiz. In effect I use to pray Saint Ignacio de Loyola Spiritual Excercises.
at 06:09 AM December 22, 2012
Posted by ALBERT GALVAN
The path of intellect, I think matches me quite well, although I find that devotion is a good way to ground myself. I do find that my intellect is often the gate to my heart, and that the microphone from my heart is my intellect. Still, I know that I am sensitive. However...I'm a woman. How do I find a place for a woman interested and bent this way?
at 05:45 AM September 15, 2012
Posted by Miriam
This was awesome. I am Devotional, yet according to all the placement questions I receive a big fat 0% & unwanted by any one. I suppose something will someday and I will be where I need to be:). thank you.
at 01:37 AM August 31, 2012
Posted by Linda
Hi, Rocio: Glad you found the quiz helpful. Here is some insight on what is meant by ascetism from an article on ascetism and mysticism by Rosemary R. Reigle:
Within the Catholic tradition, those who undertake the process of spiritual transformation follow two principal traditions, asceticism and mysticism. Asceticism, as exampled in the life of St. Ignatius Loyola, is the renunciation of physical pleasures as a means of spiritual growth. Mystics, like St. Catherine of Siena, seek to maintain the mystical experience through the practice of asceticism. The paths are intertwined, and both contribute to the life of the Church.
at 03:05 AM June 29, 2012
Posted by Patrice Tuohy
Hmmm, Ignatian Ascetism, not sure exactly of the meaning of Ascetism, but The Suscipe is my favorite prayer.
at 01:55 AM June 29, 2012
Posted by Rocio
Provided an accurate identification even though I couldn't specifically articulate it. I am excited to explore and learn more.
at 07:50 AM April 02, 2012
Posted by Darlene Mathis
Michelle - Thanks for taking the quiz. We have a couple of items on the VISION site about discernment and scripture:
http://www.vocationnetwork.org/articles/show/9 and http://www.vocationnetwork.org/blog/questions_catholics_ask/2008/12/what_does_the_bible_say_about_discipleship
at 04:18 PM February 21, 2012
Posted by Joel Schorn
Well my type 'Path Of Devotion' is fairly accurate, but I'd like to learn more of what it means to fully understand ME and what God's scriptures say.
at 10:34 PM February 20, 2012
Posted by Michelle Doris
It definitely describes me. Thanks!
at 03:37 PM January 31, 2012
Posted by Sarah Palma
I took the find your spirituallity quiz. I knew I was Franciscan, and showing that I'm Augustinian Spirituallity doesn't surprise me. If it said Dominican, that would really surprise me. I wondered if I was. Great Quiz. Their are some religious communities here in the U.S. that interest me. Thanks again.
at 05:45 AM January 26, 2012
Posted by Mary Williams
WOW....Ignatian huh,...I always did like the Jesuits
at 04:03 AM October 21, 2011
Posted by Timothy Andries
Spot on: my spirituality type is Ignatian.
at 10:36 PM July 25, 2011
Posted by Susan
I think that was a fairly accurate deduction. I might follow up on the suggested spirituality type and see where it leads me.
at 05:37 AM March 22, 2011
Posted by Andrew
Wow, that was an amazing quiz and scarily accurate. This was far more helpful than any of the quizzes on Facebook! Five Stars!!!
at 09:06 PM November 04, 2009
Posted by Jessica R.