Discerning wisdom in words
Are you carrying and comprehending security, delight and love through the doors to religious life?
Discerning Religious Life? Consider the power of a good question…
We learn by asking questions…lots and lots of questions.
When someone wants to learn more about membership with our congregation, we receive and answer some common questions time and again. And, to help answer those, we've created a reflection guide (learn more and reserve your copy!) ...
It's where I pray
In a chair, near a window, Sister Maris prays and receives stability, change and connection.
Pray as you pray
Silent, spoken, individual, communal, mindful: Sister Clarone reflects on fruitful paths to prayer.
Discovery in discernment: breakthroughs of mind and heart
Like a scientific finding, discernment starts with a question.
Journey of Advent
How is your discernment part of the pilgrimage experience? Are you willing to enter the passage?
Sister Ronalda: I need to live and love
Her "heart in the middle of my being" is vital to Sister Ronalda.
Sister Antona: comfort, joy and security in prayer
"I thank God daily," says Sister Antona, "for His companionship and love."
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.
Sister Rita Mae: painting as prayer
Sister Rita Mae Fischer finds sanctuary, centering, connection and courage in the heartache of death through painting.
Discerning, igniting a revolution of peace
What would happen if we woke up and fostered peace and positivity instead of hate and greed?
Sister Karolyne: God's sacred creation in morning and evening prayer
Simple and natural and wonderful, the astronomical gifts of all creation call Sister Karolyne twice daily to most profound prayer.
Sister Jean: Praying
Movement ... mindfulness ... self ... love ... presence: Sister Jean's Franciscan Way.
Sister Lucy Ann: expression of my time with Jesus
Poetry as prayer: Sister Lucy Ann is "experiencing deep and profound insights about who I am and how to live more fully into the mysteries 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?
"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!
Advent light and joy: the vocation that may shine from deep inside you
The searing questions we hear on the lips of Jesus are held in tension with this sense of Advent joy.
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.
Journaling by hand or tweeting by phone: are you documenting your discernment?
Peace in the midst of unrest
Discerning in a hurting world: when our faith asks us, in difficult times, to look again.