Definition of charism in English:



  • another term for charisma (sense 2)
    • ‘Certain people do have charisms of miracles and healing (for instance St. Padre Pio, who seems to have been abundantly graced in this department).’
    • ‘New structures will have to be created because apostolates that rely primarily on the charisms of individuals will necessarily die with the individual.’
    • ‘She is married to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and speaks and writes frequently on charisms in the Episcopal Church.’
    • ‘It is through his example that I've come to very much appreciate the Dominicans and their charism, to the point of seriously considering whether I might be called to be a third-order Dominican.’
    • ‘Also, the charism of encouraging deeper levels of prayer made sense.’