Discerning God's Will

How to discern if God is speaking to you…

(Some general principles to consider)

  1. The idea is in accord with Sacred Scripture as upheld by both Sacred Tradition and the Magisterium of the Church.
  2. The idea involves an element of faith, and at the same time it strengthens faith.
  3. The idea comes to you while praying.
  4. The idea fosters your personal interior and exterior charity, and at the same time it foster hope.
  5. The idea is often repeated within your intellect, while at the same time it is in accord with human reason, and it brings you great peace.
  6. The idea grows stronger within you over time.

About Fr. Wade Menezes

Fr. Wade L. J. Menezes, CPM is a member of the Fathers of Mercy, a missionary preaching Religious Congregation based in Auburn, Kentucky. Ordained a priest during the Great Jubilee Year 2000, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Catholic Thought from the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Toronto, Canada and his dual Master of Arts and Master of Divinity Degrees in Theology from Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. His secular college degrees are in journalism and communications.