Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!

It’s the update we’ve been waiting for and I hope you will share my joy  – I am free to enter formation at Corpus Christi Monastery‼  Thanks to the prayers and support of many, and in particular for The Labouré Society and those who generously support their work, my student loans are now resolved and […]

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 […]

This Christmas

This could be it.  My last Christmas home, with my family.  As the desire to become a Dominican cloistered nun has grown over the last few years, this is the thought that is ever in my mind each year, and this year was no different.  After fundraising in support of vocations for The Laboure Society […]

Childlike Confidence

I love watching children.  No one can remind me of profound truths like my nieces and nephews.  They see the world with great simplicity and wonder and have such confidence in their parents.  Seeing a mother or father interact with their child is beautiful.  Yes, I realize children are not angels, but what is amazing to […]