Renewal of Vows – June 2017

July 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Reflections

On Saturday, June 24th, the solemnity of the Birth of St. John the Baptist, ten Sisters of Life renewed their vows to God of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and to protect and enhance the sacredness of human life. During a beautiful mass celebrated by Bishop Byrne, auxiliary bishop of New York, Mother Agnes received the vows of our sisters in our motherhouse chapel. Congratulations Sr. Talitha Guadalupe, Sr. Virginia Joy, Sr. Mariana Benedicta, Sr. Faustina Maria Pia, Sr. Cecilia Rose, Sr. Mary Margaret Hope, Sr. Mary Pieta, Sr. Josephine Rose, Sr. Angelina Marie, and Sr. Faith Marie!

FOCUS New Staff Training – Ave Maria, FL June 2017

July 3, 2017 by  
Filed under Reflections

Sr. Grace Dominic, Sr. Maris Stella, Sr. Michela, Sr. Faustina, Sr. Cecilia Rose, and Sr. Sophia traveled to Ave Maria, FL for a few weeks at the beginning of June to be present for FOCUS’s (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) New Staff Training (NST) with some 800 missionaries, who desire to make the Name of Jesus known and loved on college campuses and are a powerful witness in our culture. Our Sisters had the great joy of being able to join them for their bible studies, small groups, prayer, and yes…ultimate frisbee!

Corpus Christi Procession “Be Consumed by the Fire” – New York City, June 2017

July 3, 2017 by  
Filed under Reflections

Sisters of Life joined the Frassati Fellowship of NYC in a Eucharistic procession through the streets of SoHo, New York City, to celebrate the gift of the Eucharist on the solemnity of Corpus Christi. Hundreds of locals encountered Christ in the Blessed Sacrament as we processed to Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral, where Frassati members led praise and worship during an evening of adoration, confessions, and intercessory prayer.

Photos courtesy of Jon Marquez.