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.
In Lent and COVID-19, what do I see?
Collaboration to survive, learning new ways to thrive
Let's celebrate Catholic Sisters Week!
All are invited to join, experience and listen with FSPA as we celebrate women religious!
Discerning from both sides of the river bank
Advent in action: are you recognizing division in your life?
Celebrating the work of making room
Advent in action: Are you willing to make room for Jesus and the world in your life?
Celebrating discernment, diversity, family and Francis
"Francis would be happy" for the "diversity of the Franciscan family."
There's more to Sister Laura's discernment story ... [video]
Sharing support — like she received in vocations — with future Franciscan leaders.
What will you bring to the feast today [and every day]?
Reach out to our brothers and sisters -- do what is yours to do -- through prayer, in ministry.
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 Religious Life? Consider the power of a good questionâ€¦
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!) ...
Discernment: clothed in your own uniqueness
Call to mind the boldness of wearing orange when the world encourages you to blend in.
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.
Crisis reveals goodness
Walking together — through life changers like discernment — takes courage and conviction but also generates power to shape the future.
Sister Kathy: The cup and the tube
"Good Morning Jesus" -- my soul's connection with the presence of God.
"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!
Unpredictability, overwhelming beauty coexist
Discernment: soaking up spring storms and the greening world around us.
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.
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.
Awake and ready in discernment?
Discernment: How you wait is just as important as the waiting.
Surrendering to the task at hand
Have you invited God into the task you're putting off?
Earthquakes: when ground is no longer solid
Discerning through the dust of spiritual earthquakes: a readiness and responsiveness to what becomes unearthed.
St. Clare of Assisi: model, mentor, friend
What if, like St. Clare, you lived your life steeped in prayer?
Peace in the midst of unrest
Discerning in a hurting world: when our faith asks us, in difficult times, to look again.
Stop. Look up.
Allow beauty to seep into your soul ... reflect on things bigger than ourselves.
Franciscan family reunions
Are you called to join a family of Franciscans working in service of the Gospel?
A jubilant life
The jubilee of your life: is discernment leading you to enjoy it rather than endure it?
Use words when necessary
Words, vows, renewing commitment: what does your life call you to today?
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 ...
The chronos and kairos of our lives
How does your calendar tell the story of chronos and kairos in your life?
How are you dealing with the storms of life that can be part of discernment?
Seeing discernent from new heights
Ask yourself: are you seeing discernment from new heights? A different point of view?
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.