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How to Become a Nun

Sister Megan McElroy, OP

November 5, 2020

Being part of a family – “whether spiritual or natural” – reminds us that we are not alone in life or faith. How blessed are we to be a part of the imagination of God!

Vocation Story by Sr. Megan McElroy, OP

Discerning a vocation? What to do when our vocation finds us first.

Blog Published: October 27, 2020

Ever have the experience of looking for something, like car keys or a cell phone, just to find that it’s right before your eyes? Sometimes vocations are like that.

Vocation finds us first

What advice would you give someone discerning a call to religious life?

October 19, 2020

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

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Sister Barbara Kelley, OP

October 15, 2020

I discovered from a quote attributed to St. Augustine: "You have made us for yourself, O God, and our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee”, that restlessness characterized the search for my vocation during my young adult years.

Sister Barbara Kelley, OP

Sister Monika Bies, OCD

October 1, 2020

A personal relationship with the God whom I love, and who loves me, in the service of God’s people always played an important role in my life.

Sister Monika Bies, OCD

Sister Annie Killian, Novice

October 1, 2020

Experiencing contemplative prayer in community awakened in me the call to religious life.

Sister Annie Killian, Novice

How do you support one another on the journey as Novices in formation?

July 20, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Thanh Pham and Sister Alexa Rebecca Weight, Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon, talk about the many blessings and joys of going through the Novitiate together.

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Becoming an Oblate Sister of Providence

July 6, 2020

Sister Marcia Hall talks about the surprising call to religious life as an Oblate Sister of Providence.

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