August 16, 2013
Amidst the business of life, it can be challenging to make the time for prayer and reflection. But if we seek and desire to grow closer to God, to discern our path in life, to grow in the spiritual life, making the time for prayer is essential. Sometimes finding a place away from the things that clamor for our attention can help us make this commitment and focus on listening to God's voice in our hearts. Open the article to learn of a few options for retreats this fall--in person, online, in the parish and in the area.
August 13, 2013
As a Catholic, it’s likely that you hear the word “discernment” and assume that it refers to part of the process for choosing a religious vocation. And once “discernment” and “vocation” pop up, you’re done—that’s the stuff of someone else’s life. But the truth is discernment is the process of listening to and responding to the will of God in our lives and it is for all of us, in all walks of life and in all of our life decisions. And it’s an essential part of our spiritual life, personally and in community. Click on the title of this entry to learn more.