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Reflection 8: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Thursday, February 27th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "How can I experience my deepest joy?"
Show me a sign invites you to gaze ... consider ... contemplate ... imitate. We welcome you to the question "How can I experience my greatest joy?" 

Reflection 5: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Monday, February 24th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "If I could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?"
Gaze ... consider ... contemplate ... imitate. Open yourself to the question "If I could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?"

Reflection 3: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Saturday, February 22nd 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "What needs around me can I fulfill?"
Show me a sign invites you to this question in Reflection 3 of our 14-Day Discernment Meditation Series. 
This reflection is inspired by the advice given to Agnes of Prague by St. Clare of Assisi. As a princess transitioning into consecrated life, Agnes wrote to St. Clare asking for guidance on how to...

Reflection 13: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 9:10 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "Who or what in my life has wisdom to share?"
Wisdom, you might find if you take a moment to think about it, is all around us. Show me a sign invites you to slow down and consider the sources in your life with Reflection 13 of our 14-day...

Reflection 12: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Monday, March 2nd 2020 9:05 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "Do I have unanswered questions that God can guide me through?"
Many of us do. 
This question is Reflection 12 in Show me a sign's 14-day Discernment Meditation Series. We invite you to experience it today, tomorrow or any time in which you are discerning your future -- to gaze,...

Reflection 11: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Sunday, March 1st 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "If I could talk to anyone on Earth, who would it be?"
In Reflection 11 of Show me a sign's 14-day Discernment Meditation Series, we invite you to the question "If I could talk to anyone on Earth, who would it be?"

Reflection 9: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Friday, February 28th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "If I had unlimited time, how would I spend it?"
This question is Reflection 9 in Show me a sign's 14-day Discernment Meditation Series. We invite you to experience it today, tomorrow or at any time in which you are discerning your future -- to...

Reflection 10: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Saturday, February 29th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "What visions do I have of my future?"
Show me a sign calls you to the question, in Reflection 10 of our 14-day Discernment Meditation Series, "What visions do I have of my future?"

Reflection 4: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Sunday, February 23rd 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "How are my values reflected in the choices I make?"
Show me a sign calls you to the question, in Reflection 4 of our 14-day Discernment Meditation Series, "How are my values reflected in the choices I make?"

Reflection 14: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Wednesday, March 4th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "What bold journey am I ready to begin?"
Are you ready to answer the call to this question, Reflection 14 in Show me a sign's Discernment Meditation Series, and boldly step into your future? Will you gaze, consider, contemplate and imitate...

Reflection 7: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Wednesday, February 26th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "What am I allowing to stop me from pursuing my dreams?"
In Reflection 7 of Show me a sign's 14-day Discernment Meditation Series, we invite you to the question "What am I allowing to stop me from pursuing my dreams?"

Reflection 6: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Tuesday, February 25th 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "How am I serving my community?"
When St. Clare of Assisi was approached by Agnes of Prague who, as a princess transitioning into consecrated life was searching for guidance in growing her relationship with God, she offered the...

Reflection 2: gaze, consider, contemplate, imitate ... discern [video]

Friday, February 21st 2020 9:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "What would life look like if I chose to live with others who also want to make a difference?"
In Reflection 2 of Show me a sign's 14-Day Discernment Meditation Series, we invite you to the question "What would life look like if I chose to live with others who also want to make a difference?"

How do I navigate my changing role as daughter? Meet Sister Laura. [video]

Friday, May 24th 2019 9:15 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
Welcome to another Show me a sign video premiere! And, welcome into our celebration of 170 years! FSPA was founded May 28, 1849 and we’re celebrating by introducing you to Sister Laura.
Show me a sign continues to introduce you to Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration who share the joys and struggles they experienced in personal relationships as they walk their own pathway of...

Filling our hearts this Easter season

Sunday, April 1st 2018 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
May the joy of the resurrection of Jesus fill your heart as we begin the celebration of the Easter season.
Image courtesy pixabay.com
*Do you know someone experiencing discernment of religious life? We invite you to share this link, www.fspa.org/showmeasign, and join the conversation.

Sustaining the future of organic farming

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 1:03 pm
Intern grows ecology forward
“The Villa garden and Sister Lucy ignited my love for growing good food!”
This is the perennially ripe and juicy fruit Bethanee Wright, a former Viterbo University student, harvested from her agriculture internship seven years ago in the care for creation that is FSPA...

Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 22nd 2016 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA

Step boldly into National Vocation Awareness Week!

Friday, November 1st 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "Is God calling me to discern religious life as a sister, brother, priest or deacon?"
As we celebrate All Saints and All Souls, we remember that most of humanity has, at one time or another, wrestled with the question “Who am I called to be?” In celebration of National...

Step boldly into vocation: Giving Voice

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Sharing Gospel living and the desire to "Live Religious Life NOW!"
Nearly 80 women of over 40 congregations, including several FSPA, came together for the 2019 National Giving Voice Gathering (image courtesy of Sophie Vodvarka).

Intuition: an essential tool for home improvement and discernment

Thursday, September 28th 2017 2:00 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
To me, do-it-yourself home improvement projects always sound simple and I typically imagine completing whatever the task in a short amount of time; achieving the perfect final product. My...

A Revolution of Goodness has begun

Wednesday, August 29th 2018 1:51 pm
FSPA Mission Assembly 2018 empowered more than 300 revolutionaries to kindness
They gathered, gloriously, around goodness. They weren’t classified as sisters, affiliates and guests but as equal discerners of goodness. They weren’t segregated as individual observers...

Life as a nun today: FSPA can relate

Thursday, August 10th 2017 3:10 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Sharing your desire to be a sister with family and friends can be challenging, especially if they only envision their teacher — wearing a habit — standing at the head of the class before...

Sister Beth: "Pay attention to your dreams and desires."

Thursday, June 13th 2019 7:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  "I love companioning people as they live into the fullness of God's invitation for their lives."
 
FSPA Golden Jubilarian Beth Saner, celebrating 50 years of vowed religious life

Discerning, igniting a revolution of peace

Thursday, October 5th 2017 12:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
The first thing I do each morning is check the news app on my phone. Before my feet even touch the floor I become conscious of the violence that has occurred while I slept — horror has erupted...

Mary and our "Yes" to mystery

Thursday, March 23rd 2017 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
This Saturday is the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. As I prepare for the celebration I’ve contemplated the Gospel we'll receive that day and thought about all the announcements...

"Yes" to God's invitation

Thursday, June 22nd 2017 3:05 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  Over the course of the last several weeks our congregation has celebrated the commitment of “yes” to God with the vow renewal of Sister Laurie Sullivan, profession of perpetual...

Awake and ready in discernment?

Thursday, December 1st 2016 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Why is it that when we are excited about tomorrow it’s impossible to fall asleep? I can’t tell you how many nights I’ve watched the clock move slow as molasses towards morning and...

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