Sister Julia Costello, DMJ

Sister Julia Costello, DMJ, of the Daughters of Mary and Joseph in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, recently shared a reflection on her life with SOAR! Sister Julia circa 1952 My life as a Daughter of Mary and Joseph began when I entered our Irish Novitiate on August 15, 1948. There were six in [...]

September 30th, 2021|

Sister Rosemary Bertels, OSB

Sister Rosemary Bertels, OSB, of the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica recently shared her story with SOAR! I grew up in a faith-filled home with good, faithful parents. I was born and baptized on Easter Sunday. Much later, I learned that the pastor told my father that I would become a nun. The Sisters’ [...]

April 7th, 2021|

Spreading God’s Mercy Far and Wide – an interview with Sister Grace Yip, SDSH

SOAR! recently had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Sister Grace about her years in religious life as a member of the Society Devoted to the Sacred Heart in California. Read the interview below. What attracted you to become a Sister? I was born and raised in Hong Kong, and I was baptized at about [...]

February 7th, 2021|

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