Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

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Discernment: clothed in your own uniqueness

Call to mind the boldness of wearing orange when the world encourages you to blend in.

Sister Anita: the soul searching question

Calling through quiet to her innermost spirit and that of God, and listening "to find the courage and RESPOND" is, for Sister Anita, prayer. 

Crisis reveals goodness

Walking together — through life changers like discernment — takes courage and conviction but also generates power to shape the future.

Sister Kathy: The cup and the tube

"Good Morning Jesus" -- my soul's connection with the presence of God.

"Yes" to God's invitation

Witness what it means to walk the Gospel-centered journey of life as a religious sister.

Celebrating religious life renewed, perpetually professed

Sisters Kristin and Laurie celebrate religious vows: rejoice and pray with us!

Unpredictability, overwhelming beauty coexist

Discernment: soaking up spring storms and the greening world around us.

Open eyes can change world views

What if your dream is the one the world needs now?

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.

The hope and conversion in Christmas

The clear invitation of the Advent season: amidst the work make way for hope in our hearts, hope in discernment.

Awake and ready in discernment?

Discernment: How you wait is just as important as the waiting.

Following the light

Discernment: following the light of daily reflection

I have no magic words

How long will this take? How will I know?

Surrendering to the task at hand

Have you invited God into the task you're putting off?

Earthquakes: when ground is no longer solid

Discerning through the dust of spiritual earthquakes: a readiness and responsiveness to what becomes unearthed.

St. Clare of Assisi: model, mentor, friend

What if, like St. Clare, you lived your life steeped in prayer?

Peace in the midst of unrest

Discerning in a hurting world: when our faith asks us, in difficult times, to look again.

Stop. Look up.

Allow beauty to seep into your soul ... reflect on things bigger than ourselves.

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?

Use words when necessary

Words, vows, renewing commitment: what does your life call you to today?

Trailblazers and touchstones along the path

Who are the trailblazers in your life? Are you willing to go where God leads?

Listening with a discerning ear

Sometimes we have to wait in a state of contemplative silence to really know what to do next ... 

The chronos and kairos of our lives

How does your calendar tell the story of chronos and kairos in your life?

Threshold moments

How are you dealing with the storms of life that can be part of discernment?

Seeing discernent from new heights

Ask yourself: are you seeing discernment from new heights? A different point of view?

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 ...

Let's begin with your story ... and a step

Your journey to religious life starts with your story... and a step. 

Finding mystery in the fog

Relying on the now moment to find mystery in the fog.


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