“During this time of transition from life in the secular world, the postulant learns
to grow in intimacy with Jesus Christ through Eucharistic prayer, the practice
of recollection, generous self-sacrifice, and joyful community life.”
- Constitutions of the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa
Christ invites, the heart is drawn to joyfully respond, but there ordinarily remains many human reactions to the idea of leaving everything one knows and loves - even when one knows the Pearl of Great Price is to thus be obtained. We asked the Postulants to share a little about their experience of discernment and entrance.
What was discernment like for you?
“It was a mystery. Even though I wasn’t quite sure what I was doing, God led me from one step to the next ... I knew that I wanted to have a better relationship with Him and that He was all that mattered, especially during great hardships.”