As long as I can remember, I wanted to be a Sister. But as an Afro-American child in Mississippi I only saw white Irish nuns. So it seemed like an impossible dream.
God speaks to us in the depths of our hearts, and it’s that deep-down listening to your heart that will let you “hear” God’s loving call.
I did not grow up with the Salve Regina. I'm a Gen Xer and so Latin was not typically part of my Catholic experience. Then the nuns happened.
Sister Sara Marie knows there is more to our life than what we see on the surface.
As far as courses you can take in college or graduate work, I recommend a good Scripture course or two—especially on the Gospels.
Happy Nunday! Sister Mary Kenneth is recognized as one of the first women to receive a Ph.D. in computer science.
I am interested in becoming a nun however, I am currently a heavy smoker. Would that affect my chances of joining a nunnery?
The peace Jesus offers IS radically different. It’s peace in the MIDST of suffering, in the midst of the storm.
When asked the question about being less myself as a nun, I felt like I would explode with unicorns, hamsters, and rainbows!
Margaret Irene's life resumé is one to admire but her conviction and calling, with the support of her family, is truly extraordinary.