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Introducing our Monthly E-Newsletter

Starting this month, our CSJP Vocation Team will be publishing a monthly e-newsletter with information about becoming a Sister of St. Joseph of Peace and stories about our community. 92 more words


Happy (non-)Birthday, to my postulant directress, Sr. Sara Marie!

This weekend, my former postulant directress, Sr. Sara Marie will commemorate her birthday.  I’ve known her for ten years, since I first visited Hankinson back in 2004, but she’s only celebrated two birthdays since then!  224 more words

10 Things You Gain By Entering Reigious Life

I was recently asked to reflect on the reasons why someone would want to enter religious life in this day and age. This was in response to a fairly rude and inaccurate article that was written as someone watched Lifetime’s “The Sisterhood” about 10 things you give up by becoming a sister.    27 more words

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Welcome to Our CSJP Vocations Blog!

If you are reading this, then you are reading my first blog post as Congregation Vocation Director on our new CSJP vocations blog.  Welcome!

Blogging has been an important part of my own journey into religious life. 148 more words


As the insects, like the swans: Living the vow of obedience with a free spirit

I am in the woods on Mount Subasio above Assisi, Italy, at a sacred place of prayer called La Carceri. It’s July 20, 2014. I am on a pilgrimage, thrilled to be praying in this holy place where St. 147 more words


25 Days of Christ - Day 13

Today, 12/13/14, is a very special day, the opening of the brand new Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado!  And it ties in perfectly with our 25 Days of Christ!   530 more words

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My journey into my family of grandmas

What will I be when I grow up? It’s a familiar question. As a happy and energetic farm girl in Iowa, I frequently imagined what my life would look like as an adult. 207 more words