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Sister Debra Weina, SSJ-TOSF

February 27, 2019
The process of discernment taught me that Sisters are human, community life is messy and conflicts happen--and once I embraced this I could move forward and live the gift of who I was to this world.
Sr-Debra-Weina

Sister Phuong Vu, OP

February 22, 2019
From Communist Vietnam to a new life in America--it wasn’t until I attended my first three-day Ignatian Spirituality retreat that I truly felt the real presence of God. In the silence of the retreat, I began to understand God’s unconditional love for me through his persistence, companionship, and guidance.
Sr. Phuong Vu, OP

Sister LaKesha Church, C.PP.S.

January 24, 2019
Sister LaKesha had been on a long and unusual road of discernment. In fact, she started discerning religious life even before she became Catholic. Read how prayer sustained her on this journey of faith.
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What advice would you give someone discerning a call to religious life?

December 17, 2018

See how Sister Barbara O'Kane uses the acronym P.R.A.Y. for discerners considering religious life.

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Sister Lucy Slinger, FSPA

October 25, 2018
Choosing to become an FSPA in mid-life was not an easy change, but it has brought me peace that surpasses all understanding. As a member of this community, I am challenged to authentically be all that I can be.
Sister Lucy Slinger, FSPA

Should I be silent to hear God’s voice?

Podcast Recorded: July 19, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener worries that she’s not quiet enough to hear God speaking. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS209 at aNunsLife.org.

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Sister Jennifer Schaaf, OP

April 26, 2018
Although it wasn’t without twists and turns, and many questions along the way, I’ve found my identity in being Dominican: preaching the Good News of God’s love, especially to the poor and marginalized.
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Why did you become a sister?

Blog Published: November 27, 2017

Sister Jane Frances Nabakaawa, DM, shares the story of her calling to become a Catholic sister with the Daughters of Mary, Uganda.

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