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Catholic since Conception | Fr. John Eckert

In this first episode of two with Fr. John Eckert, a priest of the Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina, who was ordained in 2010 shares with Sr. Joseph Andrew that in pre-school, “This little girl came up said ‘Johnny Eckert, I’m gonna kiss you,’ and I said, ‘No. No, I’m going to be a priest.” […]

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Staying with the Church: Sister Mary Ignatius’ Vocation Story

Born Catholic, Sister Mary Ignatius saw many of her family fall away from the Church. She struggled with her own faith in high school and college yet felt drawn to Eucharistic Adoration, even though she didn’t understand the true meaning. She learned much about the Catholic Faith from what she read and was inspired by […]

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Spreading the Gospel: Sister Maria Recounts when the Sisters were on Oprah

Representing the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, Sister Maria appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” multiple times. On the program, Sister joyfully shared about the Sisters and her profession of perpetual vows with Oprah. Unable to understand the joy that comes from living the vows of obedience, chastity, and poverty, Oprah still […]

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Overcoming Cafeteria Catholicism: Sr. Maria Guadalupe’s Journey

Being a “Cafeteria-Catholic” prevented Sister Maria Guadalupe from surrendering all to God and accepting the entirety of the Faith, but once she did, God quickly led her to the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. Sr. Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz: Our community highlights the uniqueness of each Sister because that is a different aspect […]

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A Heart of Generosity and Love: Sister Louis Marie’s Vocation Journey

Sister Louis Marie heard her call to religious life during her years at the University of Notre Dame; she wanted to answer immediately! Her parents, however thought it was imprudent to abandon her college degree, so she hesitated until Sister Joseph Andrew told her that if God is calling her now, she needs to follow […]

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Coming Home: Sister Thomas Aquinas and Sister Amata Veritas on the Anglican Return

Sisters Thomas Aquinas and Amata Veritas, both raised Catholic in the Roman Rite, share their experience in a relatively new and quite unique apostolate, working with the Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter. This ordinariate is one of three in the world that serves the Anglicans who have converted or come back into full […]

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A Heart of Generosity and Love: Sister Mary Aquinas’ Vocation Journey

Sister Mary Aquinas had a dream job and life in the world, but she kept searching for something more, something that would fill the void left in her heart. God called her to His Heart, and she was set to join the Dominicans when she got into a car accident that truly required her to […]

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A Heart of Generosity and Love: Sister Agnes Paulina’s Vocation Journey

With her parents, Sister Agnes Paulina emigrated to the United States from Poland. Influenced by Saint John Paul II, who she met while living in Poland, Sister eventually discerned her Religious vocation and joined the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, where she shares her love of God generously with everyone she meets. […]

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His Call Will Come: Sister Maria’s Vocation Journey

Sister Maria was raised Catholic and spent her young adulthood selling cars and living a materialistic life. She eventually felt called to the religious life and knew that she needed to get herself out of debt before she could seek entrance to a community. She became a successful CFO of three car dealerships and became […]

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The Tug of the Holy Spirit: Sister Martin Thérèse’s Vocation Journey

Growing up, Sister Martin Thérèse knew she wanted to be a wife and mother and thought she had no religious vocation at all. God knew differently and tugged at her heart until she listened and responded. A nagging feeling that she should write to the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist led to a […]

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