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Affective Maturity and Emotional Intelligence

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In the final session of the Living Celibacy series, Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D., examines emotional intelligence as an important skill for living chaste celibacy well.

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Overview

The final session of the Living Celibacy series examines emotional intelligence as an important skill for living chaste celibacy well. Discussion includes specific indicators of emotional intelligence and affective maturity, as well as suggestions for how to assess and form candidates for this important aspect of affective maturity.

This presentation is one of four in the Living Celibacy webinar series. Learn More

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Learn Carolyn Saarni’s eight skills associated with emotional competence;
  2. Understand the relationship between emotional intelligence and effective boundary setting; and
  3. Obtain skills in evaluating and forming for emotional intelligence.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, religious, diocesan lay ministers, parish staff, seminarians, and those involved in vocations, formation, and personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. Who are the models of affective maturity within my diocese or community?
  2. What systems does my diocese/seminary/community have in place to foster emotional intelligence among candidates and members?
  3. What are some effective means of helping candidates deal with experiences of disappointment, disillusionment and anger in priesthood and religious life?