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Where is God Calling You?

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.

Sisters and laity work together to energize mission and ministry

Blog Published: September 5, 2019

Our lives as religious women and as women disciples have been a privilege and a gift.  And an especially joyful part of our life, in terms of our ministries, are the non-vowed people God sends us to help bring our apostolate to perfection.

Sister Sandra Wiafewa Agyeman

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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Religious Vocation

May 10, 2017
Resources for helping you take that next step in discerning your vocation.

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 can Lent teach us about discernment?

Blog Published: March 14, 2017

Sister Cheryl reflects on Lent as a time of discernment, growth, and tuning into God's call.

Lenten reflection

I dreamt I missed a phone call from God—is God trying to tell me something?

Blog Published: March 14, 2016

Dreams have been one of God’s ways of speaking to us from our earliest history! So I take dreams as important messengers, always with something to tell us.

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Vocation Resources

May 10, 2017
Welcome to the Vocation Resources page, with great resources for discerning your calling!
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