Year of Consecrated Life Resource: A Franciscan Sister’s Discernment Journey

by Sister Julie Ann on November 24, 2014

Year of Consecrated Life: “A Franciscan Sister’s Discernment Journey” is a unique resource for the Year of Consecrated Life.

The 11 minute documentary shows Michigan native Sr. Pamela Catherine Peasel’s prayerful response to God’s calling her to be a Franciscan Sister. She candidly discusses deeply personal questions that also reflect the universal challenge of discernment. From her 2007 discernment retreat, though formation as a postulant, novice and temporary professed sister… to her recent Profession of Perpetual Vows, and her current ministry as a teacher at St. Peter’s Mission School on the Gila River Reservation.

6 thoughts on “Year of Consecrated Life Resource: A Franciscan Sister’s Discernment Journey”

  1. annemarielom says:

    Thank you for presenting such a positive, step-by-step process of becoming a Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity. Often media presentations stress what is being “sacrificed” or “given up.” Sister Pamela Catherine exudes adventure and moving more deeply into a love relationship. It is… all about love and trust!

  2. It is such a joy to witness the guidance of the Holy Spirit in the life of Sister Pamela Catherine’s vocation to give her life to Jesus as a Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity! May her courage to trust His love inspire other young women to respond to Jesus’ calling!

  3. Sr. Winifred Crevier says:

    What a beautiful presentation by Sr. Pamela Catherine & Camp Franciscan on how to discern a religious life call. Should give any young woman food for thought & prayer. Thank you!.

  4. Sister Natalie says:

    Sister Pamela Catherine, the journey continues as you well know!
    Thank you for sharing your personal experience of God’s call and your response to follow with a trusting heart. All of life is connected and you stated it well.
    God is with you!

  5. Sister Leonette Kochan says:

    Sister Pamela Catherine, thank you for being a source of inspiration and encouragement to all of us through your joyful, prayerful and trusting gift of your life as a Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity!

  6. Thank you, Sr. Leonette, for your comments from sunny AZ. Nice to hear from you.

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