Religious communities often refer to themselves as “religious families”. See St. selection interviewA religious priest is a member of a religious community who has received the Sacrament of Orders. as we associate career with identity. Sir Walter Scott, in his edition of Dryden, has given the following account of him and his vocation. The people who live religious life are called “Religious”. Basil, “On virginity”, n. 55, 56; “Constit. mongst It is love that prompts men and women to marry and form a family, to have children.