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.

Would God take away my happiness to get my attention?

Blog Published: July 25, 2017

We're all called to a vocation, but would God call us to something we might not want to do?

How can I make time for prayer when I barely have time to eat?

Blog Published: June 20, 2017

The breathless pace of our lives only seems to accelerate as we take on more responsibilities, more expectations, and instant everything! 

What does Jesus teach us about discernment?

Blog Published: May 30, 2017

As discerners and seekers, we want to follow God, but here’s the clue from Jesus about how to ensure that that happens.

How can I share the message of Jesus in my everyday life?

Blog Published: April 18, 2017

On the Feast of Saint Mark we hear his gospel account of Jesus' ascension into heaven. How is Jesus calling you to "proclaim the gospel to every creature"?

What can Lent teach us about discernment?

Blog Published: March 14, 2017

Sister Cheryl reflects on Lent as a time of discernment, growth, and tuning into God's call.

Lenten reflection

What happens when you actually apply to become a nun?

Blog Published: February 20, 2017
Pen to paper

How do I choose a religious community?

Blog Published: January 25, 2017

While religious communities have much in common—the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and living a life of service and prayer—they also are different.

choosing a community

How do the spiritual themes of Advent connect with discernment?

Blog Published: December 14, 2016

If you are one on the path of discerning, put on your Advent spirit and wait in the dark until the Light of God springs forth! For it will come. It will surely come.