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The life of Sisters

As Catholic religious women, our first desire is to seek God, becoming one with him, taking on his mind and his way of life.

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The Journey of Discernment

The Vocation Director will support and guide you through this initial stage of discernment, inviting you to meet the Sisters when you believe the time is right.

  • Pre-novice


    This is when you enter the Congregation and are gradually introduced to the prayer life.

  • Novice

    Novice Sister

    The novitiate is a two year period; the first year is known as the Spiritual or Canonical year

  • Sister

    You enter a new relationship with the Congregation and assume the rights and responsibilities of a vowed life

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Global News

  • General Chapter 2018

    General Chapter 2018

    The General Chapter takes place every six years to plan for the coming years and elect the General Council who will lead the Congregation, Regions and Houses.

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  • Victoire Larmenier Book Launch

    Victoire Larmenier Book Launch

    We recently celebrated the launch of the book "Victoire Larmenier Spirit and Vision" on the life of our Foundress, Victoire Larmenier, written by Peter Hughes and Eileen Pickard.

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  • Mission San Rafael Archangel

    Mission San Rafael Archangel

    Recognizing the 200th Anniversary of Mission San Rafael Archangel

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A Moment for Reflection by Fr. Terence Bateman OFM Conv

Waiting in Joyful Hope. Somebody once said that “life is simply about waiting for the next thing to happen.” There is a lot of truth in this. We seem to spend most of our time waiting for some event, person or ideal situation that will fulfill us or bring some meaning into our lives.

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