Challenge: 40 in 40 for Vocations!

Lent. It’s a time of preparation, of being stretched and challenged in our faith by means of prayer, penance and almsgiving. For forty days, we are led by the Holy Spirit to fast and pray, to turn our hearts more fully to our Heavenly Father through Jesus. Part of this return to Christ is living […]

Women Religious

My community, the Dominican nuns at Corpus Christi Monastery (Menlo Park, CA) have just released a video (their first) on YouTube! When I first saw the video, I must confess, tears welled up.  For me, the pictures bring back memories of all my visits and my time inside the cloister for my aspirancy.  These women […]

Meet Aspirant Julie Turner!

Julie studied Religious Studies and Spanish at Central Washington University and is accepted to the Daughters of St. Paul!  We bonded during our bootcamp training weekend over football – we’re both Seattle fans. Listen to Julie share more about her vocation story, then be sure to invite others to do the same!  Your prayers and support […]

We’re Here!

Now you can start watching the TLS Summer 2013 Aspirants share our stories on YouTube!  I will be highlighting each one of my classmates over the coming weeks so you can meet all of us and hear our stories.  Here is my story: And introducing Hannah Adams!  She is 21 years old and a convert […]

Preparing for Lent

So much of life as a Catholic is lived in anticipation.  In the Dominican Rite liturgical calendar, we are in a time of preparing for Lent, which, of course, is a time of preparing for Easter.  Are you ready? Lent is a unique season that invites us to deepen our relationship with God by following […]

Turning Toward Easter

This has been an incredibly busy and blessed week!  Last Saturday, the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Snows Council hosted a dinner reception for vocations in my honor.  The spaghetti dinner was prepared by the Knights and all proceeds and donations were directed to The Labouré Society in my honor.  Over $1,200 was raised!  […]