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?
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."
FSPA reflects upon World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Praying for religious life on April 22: who will you invite to the conversation?
What inspires Sister Janet about about religious life today?
"The trust lay people put in me with their personal lives."
Journey of Advent
How is your discernment part of the pilgrimage experience? Are you willing to enter the passage?
Obituaries and celebrating St. Clare
Your obituary: will it speak to your courage, service, voice, gifts?
Prayer anniversary sparks compassion
As each bell chimed, my vision of the world widened; I've prayed for people around the globe.
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.
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.
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.
Thankfulness, flaming rolls and the illusion of perfection
Leaving your illusions at the door: who you are and why God calls you to discern religious life.
Earthquakes: when ground is no longer solid
Discerning through the dust of spiritual earthquakes: a readiness and responsiveness to what becomes unearthed.
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.
Trailblazers and touchstones along the path
Who are the trailblazers in your life? Are you willing to go where God leads?
The chronos and kairos of our lives
How does your calendar tell the story of chronos and kairos in your life?