Discernment

“It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain.”

John 15:16

What is Discernment?

What is Discernment?

God has given a special vocation, a unique mission, to each person. It lies within the soul, waiting to be discovered. The realization of one’s vocation can occur at different stages in one’s life. For some, it is an easy and almost effortless discovery. For others,...

Seven Stages of a Diligent Discernment

Seven Stages of a Diligent Discernment

Please keep in mind that every vocation is a mystery, and thus every man passes through these stages differently on the way to priesthood. Some will pass through the first few stages only to discern that God is not calling them to priesthood. Others will keep going...

Six Ways to Discern Your Vocation

Six Ways to Discern Your Vocation

How can I know God’s plan for my life? Follow these recommendations, and God will help you to understand what He is calling you to do with your life! 1. Prayer Prayer is a conversation with God—not just saying prayers, but speaking to the Lord from your heart. Every...

Scriptures for Discernment

Scriptures for Discernment

Discipleship: Call and Response Old Testament Gen 12:1-9 The Call of Abram: Leave your country and family to come Gen 22:1-19 Faith to obey God: Abraham is commanded to offer Isaac Gen 37-50 God orchestrates our lives to bring us to our vocation: The Story of Joseph...

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

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Recently Ordained Vocations

Recently Ordained Vocations

We are proud to announce our new initiative called "Meet our Recently Ordained!" The goal of this initiative is to continue promoting the importance of vocations in our Diocese of Palm Beach and to educate the community as to who some of our newly ordained priests are...

Prayers for Vocations

Prayers for Vocations

Prayer to Know My Vocation (prayer from Vianney Vocations) Lord, I want to be happy in this life and spend eternity with You in the life to come.From the first moment of my existence, You knew my vocation.Please help me discover Your plan for my life.Help me to know...

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