Pray, especially before the Blessed Sacrament, to know the Lord's will.
Find a spiritual director who is easy to talk to and who can help you develop your relationship with God and to know yourself better.
Contact a vocation director.
Research religious and priestly life.
Contact communities that interest you.
Visit the ones you feel called to.
Involve yourself in a retreat or event with communities to see where you sense coming home.
Be open to wherever God is calling you. Your vocation might not be where you expected.
If you are contemplating a vocation, please explore the Marians of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M.
"And who would not admit that the Heart of man, especially of a devout one, is the Altar of God the Most High?"
St. Stanislaus Papczynski
TIME AND GUIDANCE FOR DISCERNMENT:
Our retreats for vocation discernment will be held in our religious house in teh Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, on the following Saturdays (10am - 3pm):
The Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
has about 500 priests and brothers
in 20 countries around the world.
We support the Holy Father and embrace the official teachings of the Catholic Church in our special calling to:
* Spread devotion to Mary as the Immaculate Conception.
* Offer our lives for the Holy Souls in Purgatory, especially the victims of war and disease.
* Operate publishing apostolates and assist where the need is greatest in parishes, shrines, schools and missions.
* Promote The Divine Mercy message and devotion.