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Open eyes can change world views

Thursday, January 19th 2017 11:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
This week we celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a charismatic civil rights leader who offered a new vision for the United States; who gave to the world “I Have a Dream.” He...

Discernment and Advent: called to new life

Thursday, December 6th 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "God creates ways to fill in the holes we're convinced might swallow us up"
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Life, as well all know, includes instances in which things don’t work out the way we plan and dream. It could be an important exam that, despite long hours of study, garners a bad grade;...

Discernment and Advent: what are you preparing for?

Thursday, November 29th 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  First Sunday of the season shines light on spiritual preparation, reflects discernment The ringing of the church bell this week not only calls us to Mass but proclaims the beginning of a...

Gathering in gratitude

Thursday, November 22nd 2018 10:00 am
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  Happy Thanksgiving!
As we gather around the table this day, may we call to mind and heart all the reasons to be thankful.
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Are you discerning religious life? Walking with someone who is? Connect with membership@fspa.org to be added to our future premiere list. You’ll receive a sneak peek of our future Show me a...

There's more to Sister Lucy's discernment story ...

Thursday, November 15th 2018 6:00 pm
Amy Taylor, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration
  "What a blessing and grace-filled way of life that I’ve grown to know.”
Last week, we kicked off our Show me a sign video series premiere with the story "Sister Lucy, 'What if my family doesn't agree with my choice?'"  

Premiere: What if my family doesn’t agree with my choice? [Video]

Friday, November 9th 2018 8:10 am
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Amy Taylor
Welcome to the Show me a sign series premiere! Throughout the next several months, you will meet five Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration who share the joys and struggles they experienced in...

Clearing hurdles with vocation discerners

Thursday, October 25th 2018 10:00 am
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Amy Taylor
  Synod of Bishops, Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration develop new tools for discerning religious life
On Oct. 3, the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment” began in Rome, Italy. Through the 28th, bishops from around the...

A new career in religious life?

Thursday, September 27th 2018 1:45 pm
Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Amy Taylor
  A common question that surfaces in vocation is this: can I change careers while serving as a Catholic sister? 
Yes ... it is acceptable to discern a change of ministry in religious life! The spirit is always at work within you and often leads you to new experiences -- perhaps the opportunity to care for...

FSPA at RE Congress 2018 ... Rise Up!

Thursday, March 22nd 2018 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Sisters Amy and Kathy greeted hundreds of people -- youth and adults -- at the annual congress for religious education in Los Angeles, California. (Photographer Victor Aleman)
Sister Kathy and I would like to send a shout out to all those we met at RE Congress 2018: Rise Up! while we represented the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration and vocations there....

What if it's you?

Thursday, May 4th 2017 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Every now and then the concept of which came first—the chicken or the egg—pops into my mind, particularly when I am pondering something mysterious. I often allow myself a few moments to...

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