Vocation

October 11, 2018
As the site director for National Catholic Sisters Week, I have the special privilege of also being on the Mini-Grant review committee. With the November 1st deadline for the 2019 Mini-Grant application fast approaching, I thought I would offer some insight and tips for a successful application...
September 04, 2018
  It’s interesting that within the course of a single day yesterday, I received some related questions from multiple sources: How did your family feel (and continue to feel) about your vocation ?   What is your relationship like?   When you decided to...
May 04, 2018
There are certain things Sister Alice has told me that have stuck with me -- particularly, her stories about the past. As we prepared for her interview, she would occasionally go on tangents and share anecdotes about when she was young. Both she and her sister became Dominican nuns, and I was...
April 18, 2018
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Carismas se mencionan mucho a lo largo de las historias orales de SisterStory y puede que requiren de una explicación. Un carisma se puede describir como un don innato, un poco como un...
February 09, 2018
El Espíritu Santo siempre está presente en mi vida. Me inspira en mi preparación de clases y retiros. También me da las palabras que necesito para animar y consolar a las personas que me encuentro en mi camino de fe. En mi oración, el Espíritu Santo me consuela y me motiva a actuar en nombre de...
October 13, 2017
These words reflect the way I discovered that God was calling me to the consecrated life. I was working as a pre-school teacher. I enjoyed observing the children’s faces full of happiness and felt revived by the new way they looked at the world. At night I was studying for a master’s degree...
October 13, 2017
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Estas palabras reflejan la forma como descubrí que Dios me estaba llamando a la vida consagrada. Trabajaba como maestra en un preescolar, me encantaba observar en el rostro de los niños la alegría de ver todo nuevo, por la noche estudiaba...
October 11, 2017
In this episode of Set Apart, Rocky shares her interview with Sister Amy Hereford, CSJ. Sr Amy is a Sister of St Joseph of Carondelet, and she shares her experience of discernment, finding community, and working in vocation ministry.​ Transcript: Sr Amy Hereford: I am Sr Amy Hereford. I am a...
October 10, 2017
Sister Donna Loretto Gunn, CSJ; a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet - St. Louis Province describes changes she experienced in her vocation.
October 10, 2017
Sister Donna Loretto Gunn, CSJ; a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet - St. Louis Province describes her experience in Mississippi.