Discernment Resource Links

The following are links to national organizations which can assist you in learning more about religious life.

A Nun’s Life Ministry: An online faith community where you can talk with Catholic sisters about topics such as spirituality, prayer, community, and ministry.

Communicators for Women Religious:  A network of professional support and education for members who promote understanding of women religious, enhance their image and advance their mission.

Vocation Discerners Facebook Group

Global Sisters Report: An independent, non-profit source of news and information about Catholic sisters and the critical issues facing the people they serve.

Guide to Religious Ministries

National Catholic Sisters Week

National Religious Vocation Conference

On-line store to purchase resources 

Professional Research about newer members  

You-Tube Videos about Religious Life 

National Vocation Awareness Week  

World Day for Consecrated Life resources

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 

Vision Vocation Network: Helpful articles on vocation discernment.

Community Match Survey: Online survey to match you with prospective communities.

Sister Story: An ever-changing collection of videos, podcasts and articles exploring the surprising lives and moving truths of women religious.

Free Apps for Phone and/or tablets:

IBreviary: A portable Breviary and Missal providing Liturgy of the Hours, Daily Readings, Prayers and Rites. You can use the audio to give a sense that you are praying with the whole church.

Pray as You Go is produced by Jesuit Media Initiatives designed to help you pray whenever you have time, but particularly while traveling to and from work/school. It offers guided meditation lasting between ten and thirteen minutes, combining music, scripture and some questions for reflection.