Discerning God’s Call


How is God Calling You? (30 minutes) — What is the difference between vocation, or call, and having a career or job? How does a woman know whether she has a vocation? What congregation might be a good fit? These are some of the questions that Sr. Diane Kozlowski O.P. and Sr. Joanne Caniglia O.P. respond to in an interview with Fr. Jim Korda.

Have You Ever Been in Love? (2 minutes) — Sr. Susan Olson O.P. talks about  having been in love and how this experience helped with discerning religious life.

Where Am I Going? Vocation Discernment Tools (19 minutes) — Sr. Cathy Arnold O.P. offers helpful tools and insight on discernment.

Discernment Workshop (full version) (40 minutes) — Hear Sr. June Fitzgerald O.P. and Sr. Pat Dual O.P. talk about the discernment process. Or, you can listen to segments of this presentation in these three shorter videos:

    1. Decision vs. Discernment (7 minutes)
    2. Basic Discernment Components (10 minutes)
    3. Schools or Methods of Discernment (21 minutes)

Becoming Dominican (full version) (10 minutes) — How does one discern whether she is called to the Dominican way of life? Meet some of our Sisters and learn about what resonated with them about becoming a Dominican Sister of Peace.

National Religious Vocation Conference: Vocation Awareness Week (4 minutes) — Religious Sisters and Brothers share their insights around the question: “Why would someone choose to live a vowed religious life?”

“Live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”  (Ephesians 4:1-3)