Vocation News

A Gift to Share

Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN, Public Relations Coordinator for the Nazareth Retreat Center, was featured in a video produced for the Laboure Society, an organization that, according to their website, "provides financial assistance and spiritual s Read More...
March 23, 2017

'I love being Catholic'

"I love being Catholic," said Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN, during her recent presentation at the Dallas Catholic Youth Conference. Over 800 youth attended the event hosted by the Diocese of Dallas. CSFN Srs. Mary Paul Haase and Emmanuela Le were also Read More...
March 17, 2017

"I want to be a Sister"

“I want to be a sister,” said the little girl who approached Sr. Lucille Madura, CSFN. Sr. Lucille had just arrived at the first full day of the HERE I AM LORD National Vocations Conference at St. Patrick’s Parish in St. Charles, IL and had taken her Read More...
March 14, 2017

Jan 25: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, This has been a full week and has held many challenges for different folks on different levels. I just realized that I am writing to you on the feast of St. Paul. What a character he was, and yet what conversion took place in his lif Read More...
January 25, 2017

College students welcomed with open wings in Texas

Over 12,500 young adults from around the country roamed the exhibit halls at Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX in early January. They weren’t there to see the latest pop culture celebrity or to stand in line to buy millennial ele Read More...
January 17, 2017

Allegheny College students share mission and ministry with sisters in Illinois

“It was more than just another week of break,” said Allison Cabo, a member of the Newman Association and student at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. “There was joy and all the little blessings… We grew together.” Earlier in the week, Allison, o Read More...
January 17, 2017

Jan. 11: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Well this past week, winter has surely arrived in the Midwest -- there is no doubt. Since I have been busy with the wonderful students from Allegheny College Newman Association, I thought I would cheat and use one of my poems for thi Read More...
January 11, 2017

Jan 4: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Family and Friends, I have shared this with the sisters here in Des Plaines, IL and thought it was worth sharing with all of you. Although we should not hold on to the past, looking at it to help us move into the present and future can prove Read More...
January 04, 2017

Dec 28: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Where has 2016 gone? In a few days, we will be writing 2017 on all our checks, letters, notes and hanging up a new calend Read More...
December 28, 2016

Dec 21: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, It’s almost here, it’s almost here! Just a few more days and Christmas will be here. We remembe Read More...
December 21, 2016

Dec 14: Weekly Vocation Reflection

  Dear Friends,   JOY, this third week of Advent brings us JOY. The Church in its wisdom knows that anyone who is waiting for something and is anxious needs a little bit of JOY. And, we need to share the JOY of Jesus that we ar Read More...
December 14, 2016

The Stations of Advent

As the Nativity of the Lord approaches, we invite you to experience the fourteen Stations of Advent and reflect on the opportunities, experiences, graces, hopes and, even, fears you have this Advent season.  Click below for the fourteen stati Read More...
December 13, 2016

Advent reflections on family life today

In December 2013, Sr. Theresita Donach, who now serves as our national vocation director, was asked by Family Innocence founder Michelle MacDonald, to share her reflections on the Holy Family and Advent. Family Innocence is a non-profit org Read More...
December 08, 2016

Dec 7: Weekly Vocation Reflection

      Dear Friends, In this second week of Advent, I want to share with you a poem by Jan Richardson that one of our sis Read More...
December 07, 2016

Nov. 30: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, Ah, Advent has started as well as all the special shopping days like Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. Just 25 more days till Christmas -- the preparing and party planning has begun. As for me, I am hoping to spend so Read More...
November 30, 2016

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