So, to all of you young men, I urge you in this Year of Mercy to consider whether God is calling you to be a minister of mercy.
Discernment is not one big step, but a series of small steps.
Detachment is critical at every point in discernment.
As part of my ongoing series of columns to help folks in our archdiocese discern God’s call in their lives, I today propose that pilgrimages can help discern our path.
Teaching impacted me and, after three years, I was taking my discernment more seriously. But I kept it to myself.
When it comes to discerning our vocation, though, fear has no place
Let's say that you need a car. I doubt any of you would walk onto a random dealer’s lot, close your eyes, spin around, point aimlessly and say, “I’ll take that one.”
It is this simple: Our vocational discernment is about finding God’s will in our life, and only God can reveal his will. It makes sense, therefore, to spend time as close to him as possible,…
by Father Scott Wallisch As vocation director, people ask me often about discernment (from the Latin word for “to sift”). Determining what vocation God is calling one to is not easy, so those of us who…
by Father Scott Wallisch At the beginning of second grade, our teacher was Sister Mary Bede. She diligently prepared us for our first reconciliation and Communion. She lived on the school grounds in a small convent with the…