Vocation Stories

New Postulants Enter Carmel

On January 1, 2019, Feast of the Nativity of Mary, four young women joined the Carmelite Sisters and became the newest members of the Congregation!  The Entrance Ceremony was held at Saint Teresa's Chapel of the Motherhouse in Germantown, New York and was presided by...

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Sr Marie Dunne

At 10 years of age, I wrote an essay to say that I wanted to be a Holy Faith Sister – I had forgotten all about it until it was given back to me 16 years later! I had been an only girl in my family for 14 years, and I was very shy, so my mother signed me up for a club...

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Brother Sean Kelly

Capuchin Franciscans I was very naive in that I was half expecting God to give me a call, if not in a clap of thunder, the least he could afford me was a gentle whisper. Well he did call but not in the way I expected. I now know that he choose the timefor me to be...

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Julie Buckley

Sisters of Marie Reparatrice After finishing school, I trained as a nurse and later as a midwife. I gave up practicing my faith and enjoyed a busy social life. Over time tough, I experienced a growing emptiness and dissatisfaction with my life, which no socializing...

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