Grace Exchange

~ Gr.E.A.T. ~

GRace Exchange Awareness Tool

 

Table 1

Good Works Divine Love

Grace Units

Receive Eucharist at Mass

100

Confession

100

Eucharistic Adoration (60 minutes)

90

Read Scripture (20 minutes)

85

Pray five decades of Rosary as part of a Novena

80

Pray five decades of Rosary

75

Spiritual Reading, Lives of Saints (20 minutes)

70

Meditate (20 minutes)

65

Pray, Divine Office

60

Visit Spiritual Director (1 session)

55

Spiritual Lecture, Chastity, Live or Recorded (60 minutes)

50

Spiritual Lecture, Theology of the Body, Live or Recorded (60 minutes)

50

Spiritual Lecture, Vocational Discernment, Live or Recorded (60 minutes)

50

Spiritual Reading, Chastity (20 minutes)

50

Spiritual Reading, Theology of the Body (20 minutes)

50

Spiritual Reading, Vocational Discernment (20 minutes)

50

Spiritual Reading, Dogma or Doctrine (20 minutes)

45

Spiritual Reading, Church Fathers (20 minutes)

45

Spiritual Reading, Conversion Stories (20 minutes)

45

Spiritual Reading, Other, Nihil Obstat or Imprimatur stamps (20 minutes)

40

Spiritual Reading, Other, Catholic, no stamp of authority (20 minutes)

35

Spiritual Lecture, Catholic, Live or Recorded (60 minutes)

30

Catholic Event, Study Group (60 minutes)

25

Catholic Event, Other (60 minutes)

20

One Prayer, Not as part of Rosary

5

 

Table 2

Grace Redemption in Non-Exclusive Stage Brother-Sister Love

Grace Units

Date (1 hour)

-100

Phone Conversation (30 minutes)

-80

Instant Messaging (30 minutes)

-60

Email Message

-40

Text Message

-20

 

Table 3

Grace Redemption in Exclusive Stage Affectionate Love

Grace Units

Kiss (1 sec)

-25

Cuddle, Side (20 min)

-25

Hug, Front, While Standing (5 sec)

-25

Date (1 hour)

-25

Phone Conversation (30 minutes)

-20

Instant Messaging (30 minutes)

-15

Email Message

-10

Text Message

-5

 

Table 4

Grace Redemption in Life Challenges to Holiness

Grace Units

Drink (1 Alcoholic Drink)

-100

Smoke (1 Cigarette)

-100

Attend, All-you-can-eat buffet

-50

Attend, Tavern/Club (20 minutes)

-50

Visit with friends who are not striving for sainthood (20 minutes)

-50

Speak, Foul Language (1 Word)

-25

 

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