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Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia: A religious vocation is a mystery and a gift

January 10th, 2012 Posted in Vocations

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“A vocation to consecrated life, like every true vocation, is necessarily described within the context of mystery:  the mystery of God’s call and the mystery of human freedom.”

— Constitutions of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia

The above quote expresses in a beautiful way the call of God within my life. I have always felt a close relationship with God since the time I was young and have always felt drawn to deepen this relationship. I was brought up in a loving and caring family. Our Catholic faith was a very important part of our lives. I remember praying the rosary and going to church together. My parents modeled for us what it meant to be generous and faith-filled people. It is their loving example and God’s grace in my life that led me to religious life. Read more »

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