Resources for Discerning a Call to Religious Life

Virtual Discernment Retreat

Helpful websites

Helpful links – How to Become a Catholic Nun – Four Steps to Hearing Your Call – A series of insightful articles on discernment


Helpful books

J. Michael Sparough, SJ, Jim Manney and Tim Hipsking, SJ. What’s Your Decision: How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity? Chicago: Loyola Press, 2010.

Pierre Wolff. Discernment: The Art of Choosing Well. Liguori, MO: Triumph Books, 1993.

Robin Ryan, ed., Catholics on Call: Discerning a Life of Service in the Church. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2010.

Ilia Delio, OSF. Ten Evenings with God. Liguori, MO: Liguori Publications, 2008.

Andrew Carl Wisdom, OP, D.Min., and Christine Kiley, ASCJ. Tuning In to God’s Call. Liguori, MO: Liguori Thanks Publications, 2012