• Please reach out to your mentor and formation companion. Arrange an initial phone or video call with each of them.

  • Share with them about who you are, where you are in your discernment journey, etc.

  • Find a general time that will consistently work for you to talk with each of them (ex:¬†Tuesday nights, Saturday mornings).

  • If you are consistently having issues getting in touch with your mentor or formation companion at any time during the program, please contact us at info@vocationsoutreach.org.

Suggested Questions


Questions for Your Mentor

  • Can you tell me about your community? Where are you located? How many community members do you have?

  • What is your current assignment?

  • How did you find your religious community?

  • When did you start discerning religious life? What prompted this?

  • What is your favorite part about living religious life?

  • What surprised you most about the reality of religious life?

Questions for Your Formation Companion (if you do not already know the person well)

  • Where are you from?

  • What do you do? If you are a student, what are you studying?

  • How long have you been discerning?

  • What prompted you to start discerning?

  • What are you hoping to get out of this program?