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The Second Week of Advent: Prepare the Way of the Lord

The Second Week of Advent: Prepare the Way of the Lord

It’s the second week of Advent! We’ve cleaned the “windows,” that is, we’ve cleared a way for our eyes to see what is truly necessary for our life; now it’s time to clean the “floors,” which are the base, the foundation of our life, that support our whole house.Gospel of the Second Sunday of AdventIn the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar,when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea,and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee,and his brother Philip ...
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The First Week of Advent: Let's Get (Our Hearts) Ready

The First Week of Advent: Let's Get (Our Hearts) Ready

It’s the first week of Advent: the beginning of our journey together. This journey is all based on preparing ourselves for Christmas by preparing our house, which is the intimacy of our heart.
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What Can I Do During Advent to Help My Discernment?

What Can I Do During Advent to Help My Discernment?

Advent is a privileged time for growing closer to Jesus, and for placing your discernment in his hands. Beginning today, and for each of the four weeks of Advent, we invite you to join us for a weekly “appointment” online. Each Sunday you will find a reflection on the Sunday Gospel, inviting you to consider these three points: What will you take away that you do not need? What will you prepare? And what will you say to Jesus, the awaited Guest?
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Powerful Daily Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Powerful Daily Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Here is a lovely prayer to the Holy Spirit to help you in your daily discernment of seeking and embracing God's will, and your vocational discernment. And here is the text of both the advice and actual prayer, written by Cardinal Mercier:I am going to reveal to you the secret of sanctity and happiness. Every day for five minutes control your imagination and close your eyes to all the noises of the world in order to enter into yourself. Then, in the sanctuary of your baptized soul (...
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Me—a Media Nun? Seriously? (Proof that God has a sense of humor.)

Me—a Media Nun? Seriously? (Proof that God has a sense of humor.)

Postulant Allison shares her journey from technologically incompetent high school student to becoming an aspiring #MediaNun (or a postulant of the Daughters of St. Paul)
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Do We Recognize Jesus "Passing By"

Do We Recognize Jesus "Passing By"

Do we desire God’s love like the blind man desires his sight? Pray with this Lectio Divina on last Sunday's Gospel: the healing of blind Bartimaeus in Mark 10:46-52.
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Synod 2018: Discernment in Action!

Synod 2018: Discernment in Action!

Following the Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment is a way to witness the Church's effort to discern together
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What Is a Postulant, Anyway?

What Is a Postulant, Anyway?

We are blessed to have Postulant Allison share what life is like as a postulant.
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Playing Hide-and-Seek with God: Lectio Divina

Playing Hide-and-Seek with God: Lectio Divina

Our God delights in seeking out what has been lost… and he is very persistent! Lectio Divina on the Parables of the Lost, found in Luke 15:1-32.
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Visiting the Convent for the First Time? DON’T PANIC!

Visiting the Convent for the First Time? DON’T PANIC!

Postulant Allison shares what her first visit to a convent was like....
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Drawing Close to God's Merciful Heart: Lectio DIvina

Drawing Close to God's Merciful Heart: Lectio DIvina

This Lectio Divina meditation on the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-12) helps us to reflect on how we receive God’s loving mercy and show it to others.
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The Core of Your Identity Is Found in Jesus' Heart: Lectio Divina

The Core of Your Identity Is Found in Jesus' Heart: Lectio Divina

When God says, “I love you,” he is waiting with bated breath for your answer. Lectio Divina on the Transfiguration, Matthew 17:1-9. (Feast of the Transfiguration is August 6.)
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"It is the Lord!" - the Prayer of Our Newly Perpetually Professed Sister

"It is the Lord!" - the Prayer of Our Newly Perpetually Professed Sister

The personal reflection of brand-new perpetually professed #MediaNun, Sister Emily Beata, FSP
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Vocation Discernment Stories from #MediaNuns

Vocation Discernment Stories from #MediaNuns

A free magazine of vocation stories from the #MediaNuns
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What should I do if I am interested in becoming a Daughter of St. Paul?

What should I do if I am interested in becoming a Daughter of St. Paul?

Practical tips to begin discerning if you have a Pauline vocation.
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How Much Do Religious Sisters Pray Every Day?

How Much Do Religious Sisters Pray Every Day?

As Daughters of Saint Paul, our prayer is centered around the Eucharist and the Word of God.
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Lenten Ideas for Discerners!

Lenten Ideas for Discerners!

Lent: a great opportunity to deepen our relationship with God and recognize God's invitations in our lives.
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How Do You Know If YOU Are Called To Become a Sister?

How Do You Know If YOU Are Called To Become a Sister?

It's different for every person, because God works in a unique way with each of us.
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Journeying with Mary in Your Discernment

Journeying with Mary in Your Discernment

A free app, Discern It! is a novena to help us pray for the attitudes of Mary in our discernment: listening, receptivity, and wholehearted embrace of God's will.
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5 Helpful Tips for Making a Good Discernment

5 Helpful Tips for Making a Good Discernment

Advice that will help you make a good discernment.
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