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Final Profession | Sister Teresa of St. Augustine, O.C.D

Final Profession | Sister Teresa of St. Augustine, O.C.D

By: Renee Webb Excerpt from: The Catholic Globe Sister Teresa of St. Augustine, O.C.D., formerly Nicole Marie Morlok who was raised in Manning, professed her perpetual vows as a Carmelite Sister of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles in Alhambra, Calif., on July 17....

Religious Life Article

Religious Life Article

Mother Maria Luisa Josefa of the Most Blessed Sacrament, affectionately known as Mother Luisita, was one of the women who recognized the dangers and sought to preserve the precious vocations entrusted to her by God by coming to America.

Prophetic Vocation of Religious Life

Prophetic Vocation of Religious Life

Prophecy: Does it still happen? Where have all the prophets gone? Where are the Isaiahs, Jeremiahs and Ezekiels of the past? In the New Testament, Paul says, “God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers” (1 Cor. 12:28). What are...

Celebrating Jubilees

Celebrating Jubilees

In a fast food, instant messaging, disposable culture, it is refreshing and life giving to celebrate the long lasting, daily faithfulness of women who have kept their vows for 25, 70, 80 years. Jubilees invite all of us to renew our own vows…

God Is Enough

God Is Enough

We sisters are often asked to explain what our life as consecrated women is like. Each time I am asked to do this, the same question
lingers in my mind. How can I explain the in-explainable? Human words can never explain supernatural realities.

Lord, Open My Lips

Lord, Open My Lips

“Lord, open my lips and my mouth will proclaim your praise.” (Psalm 51:15)
These words ring out in the chapel, breaking the silence of the early morning. It is still dark outside and our community of sisters, albeit still a bit bleary-eyed, has gathered to begin the day singing the Divine Office.