Everybody Wants to Learn

Everybody Wants to Learn

After teaching for thirty-seven years, Dominican Sister of Hope Linda Rivers maintains one firm belief: everybody wants to learn. Below, she shares her advice for keeping her cool in the classroom and connecting with every student, even those who are hard to reach....
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,...
You Can’t HAVE Faith

You Can’t HAVE Faith

What is a joyful part of being a sister? There is a fulfillment in your life. You aspire to something, and you finally reach it. So you’re happy. It’s an inborn happiness. When you make your vows, it is an accomplishment. You do it with God, but God is not physical....