Mary, Clare, a novice and an associate: discerning pathways to God
Where do these pioneers, blazing their own paths to religious life, inspire you to go?
Sister Sandra celebrates, contemplates religious life in jubilee
"... living religious life is a journey," shares Sister Sandra, who learned in ministry that "miracles happen."
FSPA reflects upon World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Praying for religious life on April 22: who will you invite to the conversation?
It's where I pray
In a chair, near a window, Sister Maris prays and receives stability, change and connection.
Action vs. contemplation in discernment?
Active vs. contemplative discernment: visiting communities and meeting sisters equally essential as praying for wisdom and direction.
Discerning, igniting a revolution of peace
What would happen if we woke up and fostered peace and positivity instead of hate and greed?
Tuning in to God, discernment
Sister Amy, in her own discernment, found that "Each community carried individual tones and music of life."
Viewing relationships in a discernment eclipse
What happens when parents, friends experience their own moments of obscurity in your discernment?
Obituaries and celebrating St. Clare
Your obituary: will it speak to your courage, service, voice, gifts?
Prayer anniversary sparks compassion
As each bell chimed, my vision of the world widened; I've prayed for people around the globe.
What if it's you?
The circle of discernment: even wider when you consider that the whole Catholic church is praying for you.
Resolutions and reflection in discernment
Trust—on the days you feel like you aren't measuring up to your discernment resolutions—in the power of prayer.
St. Clare of Assisi: model, mentor, friend
What if, like St. Clare, you lived your life steeped in prayer?
Doorways to celebration
Crossing 800 and 138-year-old thresholds to love, acceptance and forgiveness.
Franciscan family reunions
Are you called to join a family of Franciscans working in service of the Gospel?
A jubilant life
The jubilee of your life: is discernment leading you to enjoy it rather than endure it?