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Prayers for Discernment

A {Real Life} Vocation Prayer

Blog Published: April 17, 2016

Life is real, so is prayer. Join us in praying A {Real Life} Vocation Prayer, and please share with others in honor of National Vocation Awareness Week!

National Vocation Awareness Week

Blog Published: January 14, 2013

Today begins National Vocation Awareness Week, an annual celebration of promoting vocations in the Catholic Church in the United States. During the week, it’s a great time to think about how God is calling you to live out your faith!

The work of discernment: "call and dread”

Blog Published: November 16, 2011

The work of discernment sets a challenge before us. We enter a process of choice and decision-making with many aspects to it. The times when we know we have to choose are profound moments...

AS086 Ask Sister – nun and reverend? balancing Facebook and life, battling demons and giants, prayers for discernment

Podcast Recorded: September 29, 2011

AS086 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 29, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: Sister and Reverend Lynne Smith talks about her vocation, balancing Facebook and life, battling demons and giants, prayers for discernment

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“Along the Journey to Find What is Yours to Do”

Blog Published: July 14, 2011

In the journey of Discernment (yes, discernment with a capital D) to figure out the big life questions, “Who am I called to be? How I am called to live the Who that God has made me? Where and in what ways I am called to serve and consecrate myself?” we can become surrounded by many inspiring role models and attractive ways of life.

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Discernment and Vocation Prayer

Blog Published: February 21, 2008

A fabulous prayer from Thomas Merton. Perfect for when you are discerning how God is calling you in your life.

Of Grasshoppers and Choices

Blog Published: February 18, 2008

One of my favorite poems by Mary Oliver … Summer Day