Sister Lena Picillo

May 24, 2018
SisterStory has been a great experience. I feel very honored by and grateful for this amazing opportunity to work with Sister Lena. It is almost the end of the semester, and I am a bit sad that this will be over. However, Sister Lena and I will always keep in touch. The past five months have...
May 08, 2018
Last week of March was all about the preparation for the interview. My friend Anwar and I conducted the interview on Friday, March 30. We interviewed both sisters on the same day. We arrived at Sister Lena’s apartment at 9 a.m., where she and Sister Eleanor were waiting for us with breakfast and...
May 02, 2018
Sister Lena and I have not been meeting as often as we would like to because we have both been very busy. We have a great time when we see each other. Sister Lena always asks how I am doing in school and how my work and volunteering are going. Last time we met at her house, and we had so much...
April 30, 2018
Sister Lena and I have been meeting at least twice a month. Meetings with her have been very fun and educational. I have learned much more about her background, and she has learned a lot about me also. The first time I met with Sister Lena she showed me around her house. We had a very nice, long...
April 26, 2018
When I first saw the email about the SisterStory project, I was very excited. I applied within 10 minutes after it was sent out. I did not know much about the Catholic faith. The only knowledge I had came from my friends who identify as Catholic. I was always confused between the concept of a...