Books about vocations


Hello, I was wondering if anyone could recommend me books about vocations and discerning (a vocation to the religious life)? I do know about the works of the saints about religious life and I do highly esteem them, but I would prefer something modern.


Religious Life: An Unnecessary Mystery - Fr. Richard Butler, OP


Thank you! This seems exactly what I was looking for.


Talk to a vocation director of your diocese. He has books you can take for free. I can’t guarantee that he has books specifically for religious life, but he for sure should have general books for discernment, and books for diocesan priesthood. I recommend you read books for all four vocations. It is not uncommon that people switch vocations to follow His calling.


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