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What does it mean to stand at the foot of the Cross?

November 2, 2020

Standing at the foot of the cross causes one to ask the deeper questions about life and calling. Vocation Directors help people understand those deeper questions that are part of God’s plan.

Discerning Questions

Discerning a vocation? What to do when our vocation finds us first.

Blog Published: October 27, 2020

Ever have the experience of looking for something, like car keys or a cell phone, just to find that it’s right before your eyes? Sometimes vocations are like that.

Vocation finds us first

What advice would you give someone discerning a call to religious life?

October 19, 2020

See how Sister Barbara O'Kane uses the acronym P.R.A.Y. for discerners considering religious life.


Sister Annie Killian, Novice

October 1, 2020

Experiencing contemplative prayer in community awakened in me the call to religious life.

Sister Annie Killian, Novice

Is God calling me? What do I do?

September 14, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Karen Elliot, CPPS, gives advice to young people who are trying to figure out how God is calling them and she provides encouragement to “just be open”.

Sister Karen Elliott, CPPS

Did your desire to become a sister surprise you?

September 7, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Madonna Swintkoske, OSF, talks about discerning her vocation to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross.

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Helpful advice for making big life decisions

June 15, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Mary Therese talks about helpful advice she received when considering religious life.

Photo of Sr. Mary Therese Krueger, PBVM

What are some things to consider when discerning religious life?

March 23, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Barbara Krakora, SSJ-TOSF, suggests some things to consider when discerning religious life.

Sr. Barbara Krakora