Reverend Mother Marie Andre on the Contemplative Life

SPIRITUAL READING about the Contemplative Life and to assist with Discernment:

Helpful Vocation and Discernment Links

  • Religious Life   Since 1974, the IRL has been a collaborative effort of Catholic bishops, priests, religious and laity to foster and strengthen vocations to the consecrated life.
  • Cloistered Life  Another site maintained by the Institute on Religious Life, offering information on the cloistered/contemplative life in general and on particular men’s and women’s communities.
  • CMSWR  Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious. Represents many women’s communities in the United States who live according to the mandate of the Catholic Church
  • Imagine Sister  The Mission of Imagine Sisters is to inspire and support vocations to Catholic women’s religious life. Our hope is to help the world meet sisters on fire for their faith. Through online resources and media, Imagine Sisters works to ignite the conversation of vocational discernment
  • Discerning Hearts MP3 downloads, blog and other media about discernment and the interior life