Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

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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.

Community, prayer, gift

Community gathers, grateful for prayers, all is gift!

Diamonds in our midst

Commitment to prayer, service polishes their priceless lives.

What if it's you?

The circle of discernment: even wider when you consider that the whole Catholic church is praying for you.

Love beyond measure

Love: it's also what discernment—and religious life—are all about.

Transforming the power of snow

Is it snowing in your world of discernment?

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?

On the road of discernment?

When I am discerning I’m not always sure where I’m going, and often times someone else is driving. That someone else may be God ...


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