Vocation Stories

How did we hear His voice and answer His call? Read some of our Sisters vocation stories. Perhaps you will hear a story that speaks to you.

Sr. Mary Dolores Carmel, O.Carm.

I was born in Southern California on February of 1993. I have six other siblings and I fall somewhere in the middle. My parents emigrated to the United States after the Civil War that occurred in El Salvador.

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Sr. Maureen Paul Angeline, O.Carm.

I am from New Mexico and raised Catholic in a family that was made up of both parents and five siblings. I was especially close to my sister, Teresa Francis (“Teddi”), who was twenty four years older than me. She died in April 2000. I am the youngest of my family.

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Sr. Sharon Rose Carmel, O.Carm.

I grew up in Middletown, New York and am blessed to have two wonderful parents and the best little brother a person can ask for.

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Sr. Michelle Elizabeth Marie, O.Carm

I was born and raised in Staten Island, NY and have one younger sister. I attended public school from kindergarten through twelfth grade and really enjoyed it. I was very active growing up both in and out of school. I participated in several extracurricular activities and eventually took on student leadership positions.

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Sr. Philomena Anne of Divine Mercy, O.Carm.

I am from Lynchburg, VA where I lived my entire life. I have two younger siblings, my sister Kelly who is married and lives in New Jersey and a younger brother Tony who lives in California. My parents are both living. I am close to my grandparents who live in Tennessee.

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Sr. Luke Mary Angeline, O.Carm

I was born in a very traditional Catholic family in India. I was brought up in the Catholic tradition with its sacraments and education. Since there was a convent near my home, I had very good interactions with the Sisters when I was growing up.

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