Dominican Sisters of Caldwell

May 16, 2017
I went to mass with Sister Catherine and my boyfriend at St. Catherine’s convent at Caldwell University. The convent's chapel is beautiful. There are stained glass windows that allow the light from outside to shine in. The mass was a traditional Catholic mass, which is what I am used to. My...
May 15, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. Sr. Honora and I went to the Montclair Art Museum, which is right by my school, to see the Matisse in America show that is currently on exhibit. It was such a fun day and she and I had such a good time looking at the art by Matisse and the other...
May 15, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this piece. Over the past few weeks Sr. Mary John and myself have meant to continue learning about our similarities on different topics and life events that we can connect with one another.  In the process, we have ended each visit with a picture or...
May 13, 2017
Today I had my second meeting with Sr. Honora. I was only able to spend an hour today so I knew we had to make our time together count! I would have my advanced portfolio class later that night and didn't know if I was going to get to my room to get it so I was carrying my portfolio. I was able to...
May 12, 2017
Sister Pat is an incredibly kind and funny woman. As our meetings continue I learn little by little who she is, what she likes, and what inspires her. With time for our interview nearing, I grew more restless, confused, and worried. I ran into a number problems for my interview and became a...
May 11, 2017
On January 18th, Caldwell University hosted our first step for the Sisters’ Oral History Project.  As a student who has come from Catholic education her whole life, I could not be more excited to be a part of this program.  The day was full of activities that enriched our knowledge of the...
May 10, 2017
For a while, most of my meetings with Sister Joan have been a lot of question and answers. Last week, however, we went off topic and just started talking about life. We discussed being raised by single parents. We discussed cats, crazy family members, and characters in books. We got to a point of...
May 10, 2017
When my Sister began to tell me things about herself, I was pleasantly surprised. I did not know how active and passionate she was about education. She studied at Caldwell College and was a double major in Biology and Education with a minor in Chemistry. After receiving a grant from the National...
May 09, 2017
I met with Sister Catherine for lunch at the convent today, and we had a great conversation. I went into our meeting with some questions and wanted to ask her about life. Sister Catherine has a unique and compassionate outlook on the world, and I enjoy picking her brain. So, I asked Sister...
May 09, 2017
Click here for Spanish translation of this post. Sister Pat is such a good listener and advice giver. I was not surprised to find that she was a counselor for girls in process to become sisters. In one of our meetings, we discussed many aspects of our lives, from childhood to current. I...