Sisters in the News

Sr. M. Karolyn Nunes at Benedictine College

"Nun and Baby Share Vocations Advice at College Campus"

Sr. M. Karolyn visited our Sisters at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

"But was she sending mixed messages by holding a baby in a “Vocations Advice” booth?

Sister laughed at the question “No! Not at all,” she said. “Most girls say ‘I want to be a mom.’ I say ‘Of course you do! That means you’re human. That’s your vocation as a woman.’ But then I tell them that being a sister and being a mother have a lot in common. Those vocations are more alike than they are different.”

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Article about @fsgm.ravens

The Sisters studying at Benedictine College started their Instagram account almost two years ago. Within the past few months, their videos have been reaching millions.

Benedictine College wrote about the recent videos of the Sisters and the reach they have had.


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Provincial Council


“'Benedictine was a great place of formation for me,'” Mother Mediatrix told the paper. “'In a lot of ways, I learned the content of our faith. I was in a better position to encounter Jesus willfully and to desire that undivided relationship with him.'

It began when her roommate started looking into religious life during college and entered the Franciscan Sisters of St. George Martyr in 1997.

'That kind of made me start thinking about possibly entering religious life as well,” Mother Mediatrix told the paper. 'I remember being all excited about it and asking all sorts of questions.'” 

Enjoy the full article here (Benedictine College)

Sr. M. Andrea reflects on Spiritual Motherhood at Bonacum House in Lincoln, NE

"It has been an honor to serve our retired priests at Bonacum House both in life and in death...
Telling Father Zastrow he could go was the hardest thing I told him as his spiritual mother. I was reminded of a quote I read several years ago: “The worst thing to do is to hold on when it is time to let go” (Living in the Father’s Embrace). As a spiritual mother, I am called to let my priests go when the Lord calls them..."

Sr. Eva-Maria and her apostolate in Kansas


"'I really love to be up early in the morning and watch the sunrise,' she said. 'It reminds me that every day is new, and no matter what’s going on, you can always start over. And God is always there — always.'”

Sister Eva-Maria saw some spectacular sunrises during her previous assignment in Cuba. But she’s already learning that Kansas has some of its own to offer."


Read the full story here (The Leaven)