‘To do God’s will’

Vocation story by Sr  M.Jadwiga

I was at school with two different lots of Sisters for about eight years, but it never entered my head to become one myself. After Higher School Certificate  I went up to University to read sciences, and thought about eventual research into some form of agriculture, but as in the first year of the (then) 4 year course at Keele (it opened the year I went up with c.155 students)  I changed to arts subjects, that idea went out of the window.

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Disponibilité: My life as a Sister of the Stone Congregation

A Talk given at the Dominican Seminar by Sr Tamsin Mary

My community – which is small - decamped en masse to our Mother House at Stone for Christmas.  A certain sister there who is in her eighties took my breath away as she outlined her programme for the next few days.  She would be taking part in an ecumenical walk singing carols through the town on Christmas Eve.  Then she would be playing the flute at a Mass for Children in the evening in Stone, and then she would be playing again at the main Mass on Christmas morning in another parish. 

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To Praise, To Bless, To Preach.