Spiritual dust in the season of spring cleaning
Under the clutter, are you uncovering invitations to religious life?
'Christ is among us and in each of us.'
Searching for recovery and inspiration ... we too are watching the tomb.
Celebrating the work of making room
Advent in action: Are you willing to make room for Jesus and the world in your life?
Step boldly into vocation: Giving Voice
Are you called to add your voice to the vocation conversation?
Listening, exploring and discerning like Francis
"No matter where discernment takes you, carry today's Gospel acclamation as you journey forth ..."
Sister Jolyce: "... my life, my decision."
How a candid conversation led to 60 years of religious life.
Sharing wisdom with women discerning religious life ...
“It just seemed to be my way,” says Sister Lorraine.
Sister Beth: "Pay attention to your dreams and desires."
"I love companioning people as they live into the fullness of God's invitation for their life."
Sister Celesta: "What more could I ask?"
"The most exciting realization ... is that I'm not finished!"
Discerning action, new adventure in Lent and religious life
What adventure God is offering for you to consider?
Discernment and Advent: is your heart ready for the celebration?
Hope is there like a long, invisible chain, linking the moments until the celebration can begin.
Discerning wisdom in words
Are you carrying and comprehending security, delight and love through the doors to religious life?
Finding God at the wheel with Sister Laurice
"... each new shape of clay," shares Sister Amy about her time with Sister Laurice at the potter's wheel, "mirrored my own transformation as a religious sister."
Called to the right now of the journey
Discernment: "... when a walk becomes a gateway to prayer that soothes our souls."
What inspires Sister Janet about about religious life today?
"The trust lay people put in me with their personal lives."
Temptation and transformation in the desert
God guides us to explore the depths of vocational discernment even in the most dreaded circumstances, with us as we confront the temptations that threaten our fidelity to live in communion with God.
Journey of Advent
How is your discernment part of the pilgrimage experience? Are you willing to enter the passage?
Action vs. contemplation in discernment?
Active vs. contemplative discernment: visiting communities and meeting sisters equally essential as praying for wisdom and direction.
"Yes" to God's invitation
Witness what it means to walk the Gospel-centered journey of life as a religious sister.
Mary and our "Yes" to mystery
When we say "Yes" to vocation we—like Mary—must walk the road, learning as we go, trusting God is always there.
Kindness: we are all called to be Esther
On the Lenten road of kindness and spiritual growth, Esther is a model for discerners.
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.
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.
Following Francis: the margins may be closer than you think
Searching and serving--every day--those on the periphery.
Earthquakes: when ground is no longer solid
Discerning through the dust of spiritual earthquakes: a readiness and responsiveness to what becomes unearthed.
Jesus under wraps
Would your life be different if Jesus and your relationship and your beliefs were unwrapped?
Franciscan family reunions
Are you called to join a family of Franciscans working in service of the Gospel?