calling

Discernment starts with a question

Blog Published: August 8, 2017

First you panic, then you pray. Sister Belinda writes about that moment when she realized God was calling her to become a nun.

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Sister Lisa Perkowski, IHM

July 14, 2017
I was quietly discerning becoming a sister, thinking I had to know for sure whether I wanted to be a sister before approaching the vocation director.
Sister Lisa Perkowski

Sister Ana Gonzalez, OP

June 6, 2017
Sister Ana volunteered with the sisters at the local Dominican convent and considered a vocation to religious life, but Sister Ana had other priorities: paying her college loans and embarking on her career. How did her time with the sisters shift her perspective?
Sister Ana Gonzalez, OP

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"?

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NUNDAY with Sister Beth Brosmer, OSF

Blog Published: March 21, 2016

Monday is Nunday! Meet Sister Beth Brosmer, OSF. Sister Beth is Director of Heart, Love and Soul in Niagara Falls, New York.

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I dreamt I missed a phone call from God—is God trying to tell me something?

Blog Published: March 14, 2016

Dreams have been one of God’s ways of speaking to us from our earliest history! So I take dreams as important messengers, always with something to tell us.

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NUNDAY with Sister Margaret Irene, IHM

Blog Published: October 12, 2015

Margaret Irene's life resumé is one to admire but her conviction and calling, with the support of her family, is truly extraordinary.

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My life is so mundane and routine—how can I see it as a calling?

Blog Published: September 10, 2015

Doing dishes can be a chore—or a contemplative action—a way to be the Hands of Christ.

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