Reflection 14: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]
What bold journey am I ready to begin?
Reflection 13: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]
Who or what in my life has wisdom to share?
Reflection 8: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]
How can I experience my deepest joy?
Reflection 5: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]
If I could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Sister Maris to discerners: 'Be aware of what feels right.'
"It came to me when I first visited St. Rose ..."
Listening, exploring and discerning like Francis
"No matter where discernment takes you, carry today's Gospel acclamation as you journey forth ..."
Sister Donna to discerners: "Get out there. Try something adventurous."
“I still choose to live it every day.”
Sharing wisdom with women discerning religious life ...
“It just seemed to be my way,” says Sister Lorraine.
Sister Celesta: "What more could I ask?"
"The most exciting realization ... is that I'm not finished!"
Discernment and Advent: what are you preparing for?
How will we make the time to give our attention to prayer, not only during the season of Advent but throughout the whole year?
Mary, Clare, a novice and an associate: discerning pathways to God
Where do these pioneers, blazing their own paths to religious life, inspire you to go?
Discerning wisdom in words
Are you carrying and comprehending security, delight and love through the doors to religious life?
Called to the right now of the journey
Discernment: "... when a walk becomes a gateway to prayer that soothes our souls."
Sister Sandra celebrates, contemplates religious life in jubilee
"... living religious life is a journey," shares Sister Sandra, who learned in ministry that "miracles happen."
Sister Cormarie celebrates, contemplates religious life in jubilee
"In my heart," shares Sister Cormarie, "my vows were final the first time I spoke them."
Sister Marla celebrates, contemplates religious life in jubilee
Tending to discernment requires prayer, guidance, openness ... risking the goodness when found.
Journey of Advent
How is your discernment part of the pilgrimage experience? Are you willing to enter the passage?
A transformative moment
In discernment, abundance is recognizing that God provides more than we could ever consume.
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?
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.
"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.
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.
Grumbling through the desert of discernment
Traveling through your own Egypt experience for the cool waters of friendship, understanding and companionship in discernment.
Sharing courage to walk in darkness and light
Does love want others to lose in order for someone to win?
Service Saturday: mutuality at its core
Service and discernment: are you open to the idea that God co-creates with you the future?
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.
Doorways to celebration
Crossing 800 and 138-year-old thresholds to love, acceptance and forgiveness.
Jesus under wraps
Would your life be different if Jesus and your relationship and your beliefs were unwrapped?
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 ...
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.