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How can I avoid distractions when I pray?

Blog Published: October 27, 2016

Prayer is a time where can hang out with God. It's not about perfecting a method. It’s about seeking a relationship with the One who loves us beyond measure.

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Is it OK to date while discerning a vocation to religious life?

Blog Published: August 23, 2016

In my years of working with those discerning a possible call to religious life, this issue often comes up. I think a lot depends on timing.

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What does it mean to go on retreat? Do I have to sit in silence all day?

Blog Published: July 26, 2016

Retreat is a time to learn the sound of your own soul, to tap into the wisdom you have within, and to listen to the precious voice of the One who knows you.

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What does God's voice sound like?

Blog Published: June 29, 2016

When we spend time with God regularly we begin to become attuned to God’s voice, and slowly over time we learn the nuance of that voice.

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Does God want me to be single forever?

Blog Published: April 12, 2016

Remember these words: “I know well the plans I have in mind for you, plans for your welfare, not for woe, plans to give you a future full of hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11)

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What is Spiritual Direction?

Blog Published: January 26, 2016

In spiritual direction, both the “directee” and the spiritual guide listen together for the direction of the Spirit as you open your life in God’s presence.

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Does God's call ever change? How will I know if it does?

Blog Published: December 16, 2015

God speaks to us in the depths of our hearts, and it’s that deep-down listening to your heart that will let you “hear” God’s loving call.

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What classes should I take to learn more about my faith and to discern a possible religious vocation?

Blog Published: November 18, 2015

As far as courses you can take in college or graduate work, I recommend a good Scripture course or two—especially on the Gospels.

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