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My dream came true

WHEN I was seven years old, I had a dream. I wanted to be a religious Sister, but I did not know why. One day, when I was in secondary school, one of my teachers asked me about my goals – what I wanted to be in the future. Without thinking, I said: “I want to be a nursing nun. ... Read More »

Called to be a missionary priest

IS God calling you to be a Missionary Priest? Are you being called to leave your own people and nation in order to follow Jesus across boundaries of race, religion, culture, language and social class. This is the charism of Columban Missionary Priests. Deacon Kurt Zion is one young man who has answered the missionary call from God. He was ... Read More »

Reaching out to those in need

MY name is Judith Christy. In 2003 I saw an advertisement in the newspaper asking for people to volunteer to be grandparents to children at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. I contacted the social worker and explained that I was interested in the program, however I was not a real grandmother, but a Sister of Charity.  She assured me ... Read More »

Following God’s call

TRU Nguyen was born in Vietnam and lived there until he was nine years old. For the next four years he became a refugee with his mother and sister. They travelled from Vietnam to Cambodia, from Cambodia to Thailand, from Thailand to Malaysia, then from Malaysia to Australia. They arrived in Australia in 1991 and settled in Adelaide, South Australia. ... Read More »

What shall we say to the Lord for the wonders He has done for us?

This is a short reflection from the temporary professed St Paul de Chartres Sisters who pronounced their first vows on February 2. ALL we could say is that our hearts are filled with awe, immense joy and gratitude to God who has called and chosen us, and we have responded by following Him with faith, love and joyful hope in ... Read More »

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