Emmaus Discernment Group

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Emmaus Discernment Group (Virtual Program)

Like exercise and study groups, discernment can be better and easier when you are not alone. In this program, you will meet other women on the discernment journey and some Dominican Sisters of Peace. You will also learn more about religious life in our monthly online video chat via Zoom. Each interactive session focuses on a specific topic suggested by the women in discernment.

A sampling of topics discussed include:

community living
relationship with God
maintaining relationships with family and friends after entering religious life.

Sisters from our Congregation join us to share their experience and wisdom during these sessions.

The benefits of sharing and learning in a group about religious life are many. These monthly calls help you build relationships and community with fellow discerners and Sisters.

Two Sisters who participated in both a prayer and discernment group share what helped them to identify whether their vocation was really God’s call to religious life:

“I don’t know if I asked for a sign, but I did have a lot of conversation. I talked with friends, I talked with Sisters who were in the community, and I prayed with a prayer group that I was a part of.” (Sr. Diane)
“I talked to Sr. Diane because she and I were at the university at the same time, a year apart. Diane and I were in a group together, where young women talked about the possibility of vocations, and how to be part of a broader group, and how God is in our lives.” (Sr. JoAnn)


For more information about this group, please contact Sr. Mai-dung Nguyen, OP.