Sister Paulette Gladis, CSJ describes the blessings of religious life in this excerpt from her oral history collected by Kelly Brooks at Fontbonne University.

About Kelly Brooks

Kelly Brooks is a junior, majoring in speech language pathology at Fontbonne University, in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. She is actively involved in and on the board for both the organization related to her major, and the ambassadorial organization for the university. She has been involved in a variety of volunteering efforts over the years, her favorite of which was working with students at St. Joseph’s Institute for the Deaf during a summer camp. She loves music, reading, and, most of all, spending time with family and friends. She is a proud Roman Catholic with a strong Irish heritage, and she tries to live her life by her grandma’s favorite saying – “Let go and let God.” During the Spring of 2015 she was paired with Sister Paulette Gladis, CSJ; a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet - St. Louis Province.