Where is God Calling You?

The life-changing experience of being a Sister

Blog Published: October 10, 2017

Does life really change much when you become a nun? Sister Belinda writes about the differences in her own life.

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How do I know if God is calling me?

Blog Published: July 21, 2014

There are many intriguing aspects to this simple, straightforward question. For example, I want to talk about the notion of “calling” ... and about a call from GOD. But I think the heart of the question is how do you KNOW? So let me start there.

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What are signs of being called to religious life?

Blog Published: September 26, 2017

Are there signs that you may be called to life as a sister--and are you seeing them?!

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The Plague of "What Ifs"

Blog Published: September 23, 2014

The plague of "what ifs" often hits when discerning a big step in life! They can be confusing--and helpful!

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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!

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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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.