Episode 26

Ep: 26 Demystifying Discernment with Milissa Else


August 28th, 2023

44 mins 46 secs

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About this Episode

Jen is joined by Milissa Else, Assistant Coordinator for Parish Strategies, in discussing the importance of discernment when facing personal and interpersonal faith decisions. Milissa has been an invited speaker throughout the Archdiocese of Newark and the Diocese of Metuchen, leading parish communities, and small groups into a deepening of communal prayer and conversations regarding mission and ministry.

Pope Francis catechesis on discernment in general audiences beginning August 2022 - January 2023

  1. Discernment What is it? - https://tinyurl.com/3rvr3pya
  2. Example: Ignatius of Loyola - https://tinyurl.com/4r76tm4v
  3. Elements of Discernment: Familiarity with the Lord - https://tinyurl.com/brvpm24j
  4. Elements of Discernment: Self-Knowledge - https://tinyurl.com/ycknyh2j
  5. Elements of Discernment: The Desire - https://tinyurl.com/4ub6yaer
  6. Elements of Discernment: The Book of One's Own Life - https://tinyurl.com/y465k2u4
  7. Subject of Discernment: Desolation - https://tinyurl.com/2kbr6j23
  8. "Why are we desolate?" - https://tinyurl.com/2v2m4bw7
  9. Consolation - https://tinyurl.com/5bchsvtr
  10. The True Consolation - https://tinyurl.com/5af9ahjm
  11. Confirmation of the good choice - https://tinyurl.com/2xyzrehm
  12. The Vigilance - https://tinyurl.com/3xaaev7z
  13. Concluding Catechsis on Discernment - https://tinyurl.com/2s9hstam
  14. Spiritual Accompaniment - https://tinyurl.com/2zz3j654

Discernment: Theology and Practice, Personal and Communal by Ladislas Orsy, S.J. - https://tinyurl.com/59d6rdsc

Our original theme music is "Meditation" by Eric Hunter. - www.erichuntermusic.com