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Discovering God's Calling

Ever feel like God is calling you to something but you’re not sure where to go or what to do next? Sister Cheryl writes about how to tune into God. And she offers ideas to help you discover your vocation or live more fully into the vocation you already have! 

Sister Cheryl Rose, HM, is a spiritual director and a retreat director and is in vocation ministry with her congregation, the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania.

Summer Vacation FROM God or WITH God?

Blog Published: July 11, 2018

"God can be a slow sip of cool lemonade or the fragrance of a bright garden flower. God can delight in you as you play with friends and family!! And as the Pentecost sequence so sweetly says, 'God's spirit is for us grateful coolness in the heat.'" 

When is your Pentecost?

Blog Published: May 19, 2018

You've had them, you know. Yes-- you HAVE had Pentecost moments. We ALL have. But maybe we didn't realize what was happening, or COULD happen.

Arising from sleep

Blog Published: April 4, 2018

So has it happened yet? Have you heard your call to awake from sleep? A new day is dawning!

The best Lent EVER

Blog Published: February 28, 2018

If you’ve been watching the Olympics as much as I have, this can sound like an incentive to beat out all the other contestants and put down your best Lent ever!

Fresh new snow

Blog Published: January 17, 2018

What does this year hold? Will we be strong enough to meet its challenges? Will it be an uphill climb, or will it be a gentle walk?

What is Advent anyway?

Blog Published: December 13, 2017

Sister Cheryl Rose, HM, talks about how she has prepared for Advent this year, and how its been different than her Advent preparation in the past. 

How did you know God was calling you to be a nun?

Blog Published: October 24, 2017

No two vocation stories are the same. That mysterious call is as unique as the person being called. Here's how my call unfolded!

Sister Cheryl on the vocation journey in childhood.

What are signs of being called to religious life?

Blog Published: September 26, 2017

Are there signs that you may be called to life as a sister--and are you seeing them?!