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.

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?!

Can I dedicate my life to God without being a nun?

Blog Published: August 22, 2017

We have witnessed the awakening call of many to serve God in Church ministry, in service, and in justice work!  

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