Want to Serve But Don’t Know Where to Begin? Surprise Yourself

In the 1960s, as the fight for justice and equality was beginning in the United States, Dominican Sister of Hope Pat Peters, OP found herself in a storefront in Danbury, Connecticut making coffee and conversation with the poor and homeless. She chose to serve at the...
I Knew I Had a Vocation to Religious Life When…

I Knew I Had a Vocation to Religious Life When…

“I went all through public school so I didn’t really know sisters at all. When I graduated from high school, I worked in the city at House Beautiful magazine for a few years. I dated and I had lots of fun. My mother, who was a very holy woman, used to encourage...

Want to Serve But Don’t Know Where to Begin? Surprise Yourself

In the 1960s, as the fight for justice and equality was beginning in the United States, Dominican Sister of Hope Pat Peters, OP found herself in a storefront in Danbury, Connecticut making coffee and conversation with the poor and homeless. She chose to serve at the...

Ten Tricks for Aging with Grace

Dominican Sister of Hope Sylvia Bielen, OP often finds herself reflecting. Living independently at ninety years old, she has embraced a few important lessons: she treasures the advice of people her age and older. She relishes memories of her grandmother’s fresh baked...