God speaks to souls in many ways. Sometimes He uses spectacular means as in His call of Abraham and Moses. More often, however, Jesus calls a soul to His special service by ordinary means, for example a religious ceremony, a book, a word of a friend or family member. Such calls awaken a desire in the soul to serve God in a religious vocation. This vocation is a gift from God, an invitation to follow Jesus more closely.
As you discern your vocation be open to the inspirations of the Holy Spirit and pray for guidance. We pray for you daily that you may know God’s Will and have the courage to respond to His invitation.
Helpful resources in discerning God’s will for you:
- Pray before Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament
- Pray the rosary with the intention of seeking God’s will
- Talk to a priest who can help guide you
- Visit this link to the Vocation Match
- Visit this link to For Your Vocation
- Visit this link to the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious
Grade School Visits with the Sisters!
Saturday, March 7, 2015 Share-A-Day for girls in Grades 4 & 5. Theme: Lent 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday, April 25, 2015 Holy Spirit Retreat High School Girls Grades 9 to 12 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 Share-A-Day for girls in Grades 2 & 3. Theme: May Crowning 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
October 9-11, 2015 “Speak Lord, Your servant is listening.”
We invite women ages 16-35 that are seriously discerning the Religious Life to take time listening to His voice.
The Discernment Retreat will include:
Holy Mass and Confession
Communal Liturgy of the Hours and rosary
Time for personal prayer and prayer with the Sisters
Conferences offered by Sisters
Time for sharing with others
Sister Joan Clare will be happy to answer your questions about Share-A-Days, visits to the Novitiate and retreats.Holy Family Motherhouse 54 West Main Street Baltic, CT 06330-0691 Phone: (860) 822-8241