There's more to Sister Sarah's discernment story ... [video]
"You can't say yes to religious life until you can say no to it. It must be a free choice."
Clearing hurdles with vocation discerners
"Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment" and FSPA give voice to 'counter-cultural choices.'
Called to the right now of the journey
Discernment: "... when a walk becomes a gateway to prayer that soothes our souls."
Journey of Advent
How is your discernment part of the pilgrimage experience? Are you willing to enter the passage?
Discernment: clothed in your own uniqueness
Call to mind the boldness of wearing orange when the world encourages you to blend in.
Discerning, igniting a revolution of peace
What would happen if we woke up and fostered peace and positivity instead of hate and greed?
Crisis reveals goodness
Walking together — through life changers like discernment — takes courage and conviction but also generates power to shape the future.
Obituaries and celebrating St. Clare
Your obituary: will it speak to your courage, service, voice, gifts?
"Yes" to God's invitation
Witness what it means to walk the Gospel-centered journey of life as a religious sister.
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.
Service Saturday: mutuality at its core
Service and discernment: are you open to the idea that God co-creates with you the future?
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.
Journaling by hand or tweeting by phone: are you documenting your discernment?
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.
Franciscan family reunions
Are you called to join a family of Franciscans working in service of the Gospel?
Trailblazers and touchstones along the path
Who are the trailblazers in your life? Are you willing to go where God leads?