Could God really call me?

Next Steps in Finding Your Way

How to Keep at it

Perhaps you’ve determined that you are eligible to consider religious life and you have some qualities that are useful for women who choose this path.

But now you need to know more! You are ready to travel on further. Here are some of the common questions that arise for women considering religious life in general and Springfield Dominican life in particular. See what you think!

Theologian Frederick Buechner once wrote that our vocation in life is determined at the place where our great joy and the world’s deep hunger meet. So, start there. Where do you find your deepest, most authentic happiness? What God-given gifts, passions, and skills do you have to share with the world?

Learn more! This preaching by Ellie Hildalgo for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time might inspire you!

Here are the scripture texts about which Ellie is preaching:

First Reading: Jon 3:1-5, 10

PSALM: Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9

Second Reading: 1 Cor 7:29-31

GOSPEL: Mk 1:14-20

Feel free to go to your Bible or read the texts online.

Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois logo
Scroll to Top