Tag Archives: Religious Sisters

Behind Convent Walls

To most of my classmates at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic elementary school in Chicago, our teachers, the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, were quite mysterious. Except for their face and hands, the sisters remained hidden behind an outfit known as a habit and they all lived together in a special […]

Do Better

“It is not enough to acknowledge our faults;we must correct them.” How often Saint Theodora told this to the sisters in her religious community. The sisters came to her and openly admitted where they fell short, but they returned to her repeatedly with the same issues. Things don’t change unless we do. We have to try harder […]