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Where is God Calling You?

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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With so many different communities, how do I choose one?

June 29, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Cathy Bauer, OSB, talks about the challenge of choosing the right community and how she knew the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery was the one for her.

Sister Cathy Bauer, OSB

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 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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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.

Religious Vocation

May 10, 2017

Resources for helping you take that next step in discerning your vocation.

Vocation Resources

May 10, 2017

Welcome to the Vocation Resources page, with great resources for discerning your calling!

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