Category: Events

Profession of Vows

Profession of Vows

Profession of Vows Gold Ring for Final Profession; Profession Crucifixes and Silver Sacred Heart Badges received at First Profession God whispered, ‘This could be you’ By Sister Hannah Barnett, SDSH Profession of Perpetual Vows I am the youngest of five children, with an identical twin sister. My parents were very involved in our parish, St. [...]

Serving Those Who Serve

Sisters at Holloman AFB, New Mexico Dear Sister Mary and Sisters, ♫May the spirit of the Lord come down! Amen. May the Spirit of the Lord come down. Alleluia!♫ This is a song Father Bedemoore, the chaplain at Holloman AFB, sings before every homily and has been the theme of our whole weekend. Starting with [...]
Serving Those Who Serve
The Gift of Sister Hermine

The Gift of Sister Hermine

Dear Friends in Christ, mid-December, 2017, Sister Hermine became very ill. The Hospice nurses told us that she will be passing soon. Sister Hermine, as some of you know, is very significant in our Community, the first young woman to join a younger Ida Peterfy in service to the Church, in a growing company of [...]

Jubilarians

Our Community is celebrating this year the 75th Jubilee of Sister Eva Batta, and the 25th Jubilee of Sister Arlene Te. Sister Eva is one of the original companions of our Foundress, Servant of God Sister Ida Peterfy. Sister Arlene is a medical doctor serving as the Director of Family Medicine at Cardinal Tien Hospital [...]
Jubilarians
“Do You Believe in God?”

“Do You Believe in God?”

We witness so many gifts from God on the retreats here at the Heart of Jesus Retreat Center. Here is one that just recently happened after a group of teens renewed their Baptismal Promises: One young woman stayed behind, and had a rather worried look on her face. She shared that she had not responded [...]