Vocation News

Come & See Day in Monroe, CT

On September 16, eight young women joined our Sisters at Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent in Monroe, CT for a “Come and See Day.” Two of the young women were from Brooklyn, NY, while the others came from Danbury, Newtown and Monroe, Read More...
September 19, 2017

Holy Family Institute welcomes inaugural volunteers for new service corps

Holy Family Institute, a Catholic, faith-based nonprofit that provides educational and social services to children and families in western Pennsylvania, is launching a 12-month volunteer program designed for college graduates seeking spiritual Read More...
August 02, 2017

Sr. Emmanuela Le helps others to love and stay in love with Jesus

Sr. Emmanuela Le helps others to love and stay in love with Jesus Editor’s Read More...
April 14, 2017

Do you have questions about how God is calling you?

On April 20 at 8:00 p.m. CT/9:00 p.m. ET, Sr. Angela Szczawinska, CSFN, will be the guest sister on A Nun’s Life Discernment Chat. Discernment Chat uses the beauty of the Internet to bring people together to tell stories, ponder questions, and Read More...
April 06, 2017

March 29: Weekly Vocation Reflection

Dear Friends, If you recall, last week we were reflecting on how to shift our thinking Read More...
March 29, 2017

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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 Read More...
December 21, 2016

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