Sister Marie

of the Sacred Heart (Rodriguez), O.C.D.

“I entered because I love Jesus!”

Get to know Sister:

Where did you grow up?

Kansasa and Iowa.

In one word, how would you describe your time as a religious?


What drew you to Carmel?

I love Jesus and Mary!

What tips do you have for younger religious on how to persevere in their vocation?

Love Jesus everyday!

For you personally, what does it mean to be a Carmelite?

To pray and love.