Discernment Resources

Spiritual Direction

If you wish to explore a list of spiritual directors and centers for spiritual direction in the Chicago area, please contact Louisa McKellaston, Administrative Assistant to the Commission on Ministry.

Downloads

Introductory materials as you approach discernment:

These focus on discernment to the ordained ministry. They are a good place to begin if your community is working with you to discern a call to become a deacon or a priest.

Materials your committee needs as you begin discernment:

These will help guide you and your committee as you go through the discernment process.

Books

You might find these useful during the process. They are separated according to area of discernment.

Life’s Work-Personal Mission:

Deacon:

Marriage:

Parenting:

Priest:

Links

Online assessment Tests

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