Called by Name

God’s plan for your life is what will lead to your greatest peace, joy, and freedom on earth and perfect communion with Him in Heaven for all eternity. Check out the resources below to help you to discern God’s will and settle for nothing less.

Discover Religious Life

“If you are what you should be, you will set the world on fire” – St. Catherine of Siena. Learn about religious sisters, what are some signs of a religious vocation, and to get answers to frequently asked questions.

Diocese of Austin, TX
Diocese of Austin, TX


“Discerning your vocation is not a problem to be solved, but a gift to be received” – Fr. Cajetan Cuddy, OP.  Master the basics of vocational discernment and review the best tips for following God’s will for your life.

chosen & beloved retreat

Chosen & Beloved is an informational event about consecrated life for women ages 14 and 35. Join Sister Silvia Tarafa at the Pastoral Center in Austin for a day with Mass, prayer, talks, and small group conversations with other women discerning their vocation.

Diocese of Austin, TX
Diocese of Austin, TX

Heart of mary retreat

Join The Apostles of the Interior Life for The Heart of Mary: A Discernment Retreat for Women. The retreat will include time for prayer, spiritual conferences on discernment and vocations, and opportunities to speak with other women discerning their vocation. The retreat will take place on April 12-14 at Cedarbrake Renewal Center in Belton, TX, and is open to single women who are 18-35 years old. The cost of the retreat is $35. Please pay online here.