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Avow Materials


Solid, Beautiful Resources

All materials are free with your purchase of books.

Avow groups receive a discount on Discerning Religious Life. All the other materials to start your discernment group are provided, including posters, postcards, discussion guides, and leader guides. Order online.

Discerning Religious Life

Copies of Discerning Religious Life by Sr. Clare Matthiass are $15 each. Passages from the book are read aloud in meetings and form the core of discussion.

Discussion Guides

The free Discussion Guide has reading passages and questions for each of your meetings, plus prayer assignments and action steps.

Leader Guide

The Leader Guide offers tried-and-true wisdom for running an effective discernment group. Includes tips for starting the group and running meetings.

Posters and Postcards

Promote your group with free posters and postcards. Blank spaces allow you to write in your group meeting details. Especially useful for promoting on campus.

Film: For Love Alone

At your first meeting, you’ll be showing For Love Alone, a powerful 17-minute film on the beauty of religious life. Produced by Grassroots Films.

Fostering deep prayer and intentional discernment