St. Dominic
Jul01

St. Dominic

Over 800 years ago in Spain, a virtuous young man was on his way to becoming a priest. This young man was raised in a very religious family; his mother had been beatified, one of his brothers had been beatified, and another brother became a priest. As he traveled, he began to realize that many supposed Catholics did not fully know their faith. He sought after answers to this issue and found that many of these Catholics did not have...

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Vocation Retreats
Jul01

Vocation Retreats

I am going to answer a wondering that many of you have raised: “What does a young woman who is considering a religious vocation do to decide?” That’s a good question. And it’s not something you should necessarily know the answer to. Unfortunately, there are not many religious sisters visible in the world today. However, most religious communities do offer ways for you to get to know them better. For the Video Presentation...

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What do Dominican Sisters Do All Day?
Jul01

What do Dominican Sisters Do All Day?

From Sun up to Sundown One question I get asked a lot is: “What do Dominican Sisters do all day?” That particular question always kind of makes me laugh because if I say to someone in response, “Well, what do you think I do all day?” The answer will always be, “Pray.” Yeah, like I pray all day long, 24/7, every single…..that would not even be human. That is certainly not the divine plan. Now, when...

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Let’s start at the beginning
Jul01

Let’s start at the beginning

I am Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, a Dominican Sister of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist from Ann Arbor, Michigan. You might have heard of our community because it has been in the news for many graces that God has given us. As the vocation director for our community since it was founded 21 years ago, I frequently receive questions from parents and interested young people. What kind of families produce religious vocations? What kind...

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