Sister Marla celebrates, contemplates religious life in jubilee
Tending to discernment requires prayer, guidance, openness ... risking the goodness when found.
Turn your back or open your arms to discernment?
Will we live with eyes wide open or avert our glance, ignoring our brothers and sisters in need?
A transformative moment
In discernment, abundance is recognizing that God provides more than we could ever consume.
Discernment: clothed in your own uniqueness
Call to mind the boldness of wearing orange when the world encourages you to blend in.
Tuning in to God, discernment
Sister Amy, in her own discernment, found that "Each community carried individual tones and music of life."
Sister Katie: ordinary day, invitation to pray
Intimacy with God is not separate from day-to-day life.
Obituaries and celebrating St. Clare
Your obituary: will it speak to your courage, service, voice, gifts?
Sister Amy: grateful for the ways I'm inspired to pray
The Holy Spirit is really good at getting my attention, inviting me to contemplation.
Prayer anniversary sparks compassion
As each bell chimed, my vision of the world widened; I've prayed for people around the globe.
"Yes" to God's invitation
Witness what it means to walk the Gospel-centered journey of life as a religious sister.
Where are we going?
Road of discernment: your gifts and talents may be precious fuel for propelling us into the future.
What if it's you?
The circle of discernment: even wider when you consider that the whole Catholic church is praying for you.
A promise to build a new life upon
By choosing to distract ourselves from listening—particularly when we are called to rise to the potential already within us—we can hide from God.
Grumbling through the desert of discernment
Traveling through your own Egypt experience for the cool waters of friendship, understanding and companionship in discernment.
Freezing and thawing: potholes surfacing in discernment
Jesus showed us how to navigate potholes in discernment.
Sharing courage to walk in darkness and light
Does love want others to lose in order for someone to win?
World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life
Will you be part of the next generation of consecrated life?
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.
Following Francis: the margins may be closer than you think
Searching and serving--every day--those on the periphery.
Journaling by hand or tweeting by phone: are you documenting your discernment?
Blisters, discipline, perseverance and joy
Olympics and religious discernment: to win not a gold medal but a relationship with God, you don't have to be a skilled athlete of prayer.
Grilling, chilling and discernment
Are you nurturing the coals and fanning the flames of discernment?
Peace in the midst of unrest
Discerning in a hurting world: when our faith asks us, in difficult times, to look again.
Franciscan family reunions
Are you called to join a family of Franciscans working in service of the Gospel?
Seeing discernent from new heights
Ask yourself: are you seeing discernment from new heights? A different point of view?