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The nuns discern Sister Julie's calling to be an astronaut?!

Podcast Recorded: June 22, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, the nuns discern Sister Julie's call to become an astronaut. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS186 on our website aNunsLife.org.

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Are you a discerning person? Join us for chat!

Blog Published: August 8, 2014

Discernment Chat night at aNunsLife.org on Thursday, May 18. Click below for more information!

4 Steps for Discernment and Decision-Making

September 11, 2013
In the article What is discernment?, spiritual director Sister Mary McDevitt, IHM, led us through understanding discernment, consolations, and desolations.

What Is Discernment?

September 11, 2013
Discerning, making decisions, figuring out what we are called to, and choosing between different directions in life can be a challenge. We invited Sister Mary McDevitt, IHM, a spiritual director and retreat guide, to provide an overview to what discernment is and some practical ways that we can engage in discernment.

The Discernment Chart

September 11, 2013
A Discernment Chart is a graphical way to sketch out where we are with a decision we have to make. The chart can help in seeing where we are drawn, what direction seems most fulfilling, and what steps we need to take.

Can I discern between two loves - a boyfriend and becoming a sister?

Podcast Recorded: July 10, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister episode 143. Hear the full podcast at AS143.

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How do I listen to God in prayer?

February 2, 2013
"Sometimes I have trouble hearing what God is telling me. Any advice? I want to learn how to really listen with an open heart and mind."

What is Theological Reflection?

January 17, 2013
Theological reflection is a way of doing theology that starts from the experiences of life and leads to searching in faith, for deeper meaning, and for the living God.