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Personal Accounts of Vocations

Sr. de Lellis

I entered because I had a very strong conviction that this was what God wanted me to do with my life. I couldn’t shake it off. I couldn’t talk Him out of it.

My mother died when I was four and half. That had a lot to do with making me the kind of person I am today. It made me more self-sufficient and independent. My father’s mother reared us. She was a great woman of prayer. My father believed religion was women’s business. He had no objection to it, but he saw it as women’s job to drag him into heaven ...

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Sr. Marie Ryan
I’m the eldest in my family, with three brothers. Born in West Cork, I went to primary school there. Even though it was my mother who taught us prayers and prepared us for the sacraments, my Dad had a deep relationship with God. I remember him – out in the field – standing when he’d hear the Angelus bell from the nearby Church and praying quietly. He wasn’t preaching or teaching. Just practicing what he believed in. That profoundly affected me ...

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