There's more to Sister Sarah's discernment story ... [video]

By Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration on Thursday, February 7th 2019


"I was really interested ... it lit a little fire in my heart."


Sarah Hennessey, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration

"What if my family isn't Catholic? Meet Sister Sarah" is the latest Show me a sign video in our discernment series to premiere. Sister Sarah, like every other woman who has taken vows, has more than one such personal story of discerning religious life. Global Sisters Report recently shared another about Sister Sarah in the article "Sister to sister: Religious reflect on who inspired them to follow God's call." In it, she recalls when her 21-year-old self, during a cultural immersion program, was gifted with a question by Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Cecilia Corcoran: "Did you ever think God might have a call on your life?" Shares Sister Cecilia, "It is a beautiful relationship with which Sarah and I have been blessed."

Visit Global Sisters Report to read more and experience many other sister-to-sister discernment stories.

In case you missed it — or the discernment story is calling to you again —  here is the video "What if my family isn't Catholic? Meet Sister Sarah."

And, Show me a sign invites you to revisit Sister Lucy Slinger in our video series premiere "What if my family doesn't agree with my choice?"

Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? We invite you to share this link,, and join the conversation. And, stay tuned to Show me a sign for new videos in the FSPA discernment series!

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