Definitions for "Charism"
A miraculously given power, as of healing, speaking foreign languages without instruction, etc., attributed to some of the early Christians.
A spiritual gift given for the good of the Church to an individual or group of people, especially in a religious community.
A term that refers to that which makes a religious community unique; the particular faith vision of the founder that has left a lasting character on the life and work style of the community. The different charisms of religious communities may be compared with the Pauline image of the Body of Christ in which each member carries out a different but complimentary function for the well-being of the whole Body.
Keywords:  power, generally
a power, generally of a