“I am a mission on this earth; that is the reason why I am here in this world.”

– Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium



Young Adult Weekend Retreats

Discern God’s Direction for Your Life

Come and Discern Vocation Retreats

Explore the Charisms of the Friars for a Weekend

Our Lady of the Atonement House of Discernment

Live and Pray with the Friars for 3 Months or More

Puerto Rico Mission Trip

Serve the poor & discern God’s call. A mission & discernment experience for single, Catholic men, 19-30, considering a call to religious life.

If you are interested in learning more about discerning a vocation with the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, we encourage you to fill out a confidential form on our Vocation Inquiry page.

Not sure where to start?

Paul Talks God's Will and Making Decisions

Listen to Paul Krenzelok, Director of Discernment Ministry for Young Adults, discuss effective tools for discerning your vocation with Stacey Sumereau, host of Called and Caffeinated podcast!