FAQ

Asking questions is not only a normal part of the discernment and formation process, but we strongly encourage it! Below you will find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions women have when they’re discovering their vocation. As always, you are welcome to contact vocations@ascjus.org with any additional questions you may have.

How do I know that I have a vocation?
What does “discerning” mean?
What are the different works of the congregation?
How can I tell my family and friends that I think God is calling me to be a sister?
What is the admission process?
How long is the formation process?
When and where does a person make first vows?
Where will I be living during formation?
What books can I read to help me with the discernment process?
What happens in a regular day of a religious?