Sister Catherine: “We Were Kids of the Sixties”

Sister Catherine: “We Were Kids of the Sixties”

When did you know you had a vocation? I remember being at Seaside Park. I was sitting on the shore knowing that I was going to be a senior in high school, and I just said, “I am going to be a nun.” That’s it. I wanted to be like those women who were happy and smart,...

One Sister’s Prayer through Poetry

Dominican Sister of Hope Connie Kelly, OP is a published poet who’s written over 250 poems and is currently working on publishing an anthology. Today, Sister Connie shares with us the history behind her creative genius, the inspiration behind her writing, and one of...
Sister Mary Elizabeth DeBoer Honored for 17 Years of Service

Sister Mary Elizabeth DeBoer Honored for 17 Years of Service

During the annual crowning of Mary at Our Lady of Lourdes on Friday, May 15th, the students, current and former faculty, parents, and friends recognized and honored Dominican Sister of Hope Mary Elizabeth DeBoer for her unwavering devotion and loyalty to the children,...
Three Teachers Share Their Best Memories of Teaching

Three Teachers Share Their Best Memories of Teaching

What was your first mission? My first ministry was teaching. I taught for thirty-seven years. I taught third and fourth grade in Fall River, MA. Then I went to Plattsburgh, NY, and I taught first grade (I went from fourth grade to first grade; I thought I was going to...