Am I called?
The first step is to contact one of our vocation ministers a firstname.lastname@example.org. We will put you in contact with a Sister Companion. She will tell you more about discernment, our congregation, and resources such as vocation retreats, prayer, and working with a Spiritual Director. She will explore with you important questions such as the following:
This stage provides support while you explore your call to religious life. If you feel called to religious life, you will enter the Pre-Affiliate stage while you discern your call to be a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur. During this time, you discern with a Sister Mentor. You may:
Is this Congregation right for me? Affiliation is a time for you to live in a Notre Dame community and experience life with members of the congregation. A Sister mentor walks with you on this journey. As you continue to discern, you will:
Is God calling me to a life of poverty, celibate chastity, and obedience? In this stage you will become a Novice. This is a two year program.