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AS147 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, in Villa Maria, Penn.

Podcast Recorded: September 20, 2013

AS147 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 20, 2013, in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania. Visit the Motherhouse Road Trip page for all recordings of all of our road trips!

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What if I'm so influenced by other people's ideas about my life that I don't hear God's voice?

Podcast Recorded: September 20, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from our Motherhouse Road Trip podcast with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania. You can listen to the full podcast at AS147.

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A 3-Part Series on Discernment

Blog Published: September 11, 2013

At prayer the other day, a number of folks had asked for prayer as they were in transition and deciding on important next steps in their life. We wanted to post a few resources (including the famed Discernment Chart) to help out when you are discerning and deciding on the next steps in life.

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 an "A-HA!" moment point me in the direction of my vocation?

Podcast Recorded: September 5, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from our Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Hear the full podcast at AS146.

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Can you offer discernment advice from religious life to people considering other life commitments, like marriage?

Podcast Recorded: August 29, 2013

This audio clip is from our Motherhouse Road Trip visit with the Sisters of Notre Dame-Toledo Province.

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