Category: Vocations

Drawing You with Bands of Love | Sr. Magdalena, O.P.

Sr. Magdalena, O.P.: It was very difficult, especially when I got older because I thought, “Well, how do I live my faith on my own? It doesn’t seem like it’s the most popular thing to do.” And so, it kind of gave me a little crisis of faith until I actually went off to college […]

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It All Began with Hot Chocolate | Sr. Simeon Marie, O.P.

Sr. Simeon Marie, O.P.: I always prayed for a religious vocation, but to be honest, I really hoped it wasn’t my vocation because I just love my family and I was like, “I want to have a bunch of kids like my mom.” I remember the one time I vocalized it: I was having an […]

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“Yes, Ma’am, a Cop!” | Sr. Anne Raphael, O.P.

Born and raised in the Lone Star State, Sr. Anne Raphael’s father taught her to hunt, to fish, to work; and her mom, to cook, to keep house, and be a loving mother! Raised in a faithful Catholic home, Sister studied criminal justice with the aspirations of one day becoming a police officer. God clearly […]

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Dallas Cowboys’ Cheerleader or Nun? | Sr. Basil Marie, O.P.

Sr. Basil Marie The first time I ever thought of a religious vocation was during a career day. You had to get up in front of everyone and tell them what you wanted to be when you grew up, and I remember saying I want to be a Dallas Cowboys’ Cheerleader! I feel like everyone […]

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“I Don’t Like to Pray!” | Sr. Mary Margaret, O.P

Join Sr. Joseph Andrew as she chats with Sr. Mary Margaret about how she ended up in religious life when, as a young woman, she didn’t even like to pray! God certainly has His ways with us!

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From Aerospace Engineer to Religious Sister | Sr. Maria Francisco, O.P. – Part 2

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Born under Our Lady’s Mantle | Sr. Maria Francisco, O.P.

Sr. Maria Francisco was born right under the shadow of our Lady’s mantle at Guadalupe in Mexico City. Her childhood was a series of adventures, moving from one country to another, and back again to Mexico; learning new languages, and skipping two grades in school. Sister’s grandmother taught her how to pray and had a […]

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Being Recklessly Generous | Sr. Mary Avila, O.P.

From Keller, Texas, a small suburb outside of Dallas/Fort Worth, Sr. Mary Avila is the middle of three children. Her father, a convert to the Church, and her mother’s great love for the Eucharist and our Lady, although neither were well catechized, they really believed in Catholic Education and sacrificed much to send her to […]

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First Profession of Vows 2020

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Perpetual Professions (Final Vows) 2020

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