Where is God Calling You?

AS202 Ask Sister podcast

Podcast Recorded: November 8, 2017

Topics: future theologians, Christian vs. Catholic, Miraculous Medal. Hosted by Sr. Maxine with guest Sr. Shannon Schrein, OSF. Recorded live on November 8, 2017.

A Nun

Is it too bold to ask God, “Hey where should I be going?”

Blog Published: April 30, 2015

I just LOVE this question from an online visitor! I say be as bold as possible with God!! How can we have a REAL relationship with someone if we can’t be honest and say what’s on our mind?

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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.

A Nun

How do the spiritual themes of Advent connect with discernment?

Blog Published: December 14, 2016

If you are one on the path of discerning, put on your Advent spirit and wait in the dark until the Light of God springs forth! For it will come. It will surely come. 

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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.

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 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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How can I dedicate my whole self to God?

Blog Published: April 28, 2008

All Christians are to live their life for God — married, single, clergy and religious. It’s just that we each do it in a different kind of way. As a mom, you have an important vocation of helping your children to grow into God’s amazing dream for them, to love God, others, and all of God’s creation, and to learn how to reach out to the poorest and most abandoned of society.