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A Daughter of St. Paul "For All My Life"!

A Daughter of St. Paul "For All My Life"!

On May 18, 2019, in Nyeri, Kenya, Sr. Jackie Jean-Marie made her perpetual profession of vows as a Daughter of St. Paul! Sr. Jackie is originally from Kenya, but entered the Daughters of St. Paul in the United States. At her perpetual profession, she received her mandate from Sr Donna, our provincial superior, to serve in our community in New Orleans, Louisiana!Perpetual profession is the commitment to live the vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience as a Daughter of St. Paul forever. It is the...
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"I Started To Fall in Love with Christ"

"I Started To Fall in Love with Christ"

"Everything about vocation is such a gift from God, and he's the One who's doing it.... For anyone who's discerning or unsure in their vocation, really draw close to Jesus, because he will run with your "yes"!" - Postulant Cecilia In a recent interview, Postulant Cecilia Cicone shares how God guided her--even using the hard times in her life--to draw her closer to himself, to the point of discerning her vocation to religious life and entering the Daughters of...
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The Greatest Freedom: the Paradox of Obedience

The Greatest Freedom: the Paradox of Obedience

(Blog post adapted from my discernment blog, CoAuthorYourLifewithGod.com.) “No one else can tell me what to do: I value my freedom too much.” Obedience is not popular today, although everyone is called to practice this virtue in some form. In terms of religious life, it's probably the hardest vow to understand in our individualistic culture when resistance to or rebellion against authority is so often seen as a virtue. Mistrust of institutions and of authority, due...
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It's Easter!

It's Easter!

Happy Easter Season from the Daughters of St. Paul! We wanted to share with you an Easter letter from our Founder, Bl. James Alberione. He not only speaks of the joy of Easter, but also of what this joy moves us toward--becoming "great saints in Christ"! This Easter season, ask our risen Jesus to guide you to the path of holiness that He has in mind for you!The whole Church is feasting, as it celebrates the Spouse who conquered the battle against hell, death and his adversaries. The Ch...
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Meet Sr. Andrew Marie!

Meet Sr. Andrew Marie!

We'd love for you to get to know our Sisters! This week, meet Sr. Andrew Marie, originally from Houston, Texas, and currently stationed in our community in San Antonio! You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @SrAndrewFSP.What is your name? Sr. Andrew MarieWhere are you from originally? Houston, Texas (Howdy!) How long have you been a Sister? I’ve been a Sister for almost 10 years.Briefly, how did you meet the Daughters of St. Paul? I first found out about our community through ...
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How Much Do Sisters Pray?

How Much Do Sisters Pray?

How much praying does a sister do, and why is prayer such an important part of a sister's life?
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5 Helpful Tips for Making a Good Discernment

5 Helpful Tips for Making a Good Discernment

Advice that will help you make a good discernment.
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You Spent Your Weekend Where!??!! What To Expect on Your First Visit to a Convent

You Spent Your Weekend Where!??!! What To Expect on Your First Visit to a Convent

Visiting a community of sisters can be a helpful step in discerning your vocation.
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3 Easy Ways To Nurture Your Vocation

3 Easy Ways To Nurture Your Vocation

by Sr. Marie Paul Curley, FSPTip #1: Nurture Your Vocation with Learning about the SaintsI vividly remember how miserable I was one day when I had to stay home from school because I was sick. It was fun until the bus picked up my brothers and sisters and I was left home alone with my mom, restricted to bed. Usually I’d read a good book, but I didn’t have anything new from the library.On the shelf was a thick book of short stories I hadn't read yet. The title was 57 Sain...
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