How Do I Start Discerning?

I think God may be calling me, now what? 

As you embark on this journey, know that you are loved by God and that you are in good company with others who are discerning God’s call in their life.  God continues to call men and women to the priesthood and to religious life.*  Here are some basic components of the discernment process.

Pray

 

 

 

 

Know Yourself

 

 

 

 

Seek Information and Insight

 

 

 

 

Imagine Making a Choice

 

 

 

 

Take a Leap of Faith

 

 

 

 

*Statistics on Recent Vocations to Religious Life

Check out these other webpages on “Ways to Discern,” Vocation Resources, and Video Gallery for more information about the discernment process.

 “With God, all things are possible.”  (Matthew 19:26)