Presenter Information

Elizabeth Vermaelen S.C.


Discernment involves finding the ways in which God speaks to us. God spoke to Elizabeth Seton in nature, daily events, and prayer. She constantly sought God’s will and discovered it using what we now delineate as male and female ways of knowing. This article pays particular attention to her discernment as she made the decision to become Catholic. It also offers guidelines for individual and group discernment.