Novitiates draw quiet strength from their belief in a greater power. They do not necessarily have ties to a specific religion or denomination-their faith is enough. Some novitiates are lay clergy, counselors, motivational speakers, social workers, or any other position involved with helping people who have lost hope and faith.
Choose three of the following skills
as permanent class skills
. If a skill you select is already a class skill, you receive a +1 competence bonus on checks using that skill. Concentration, Craft (writing), Decipher Script, Diplomacy, Knowledge (arcane lore, art, behavioral sciences, history, or theology and philosophy), Sense Motive.