Men and Women Currently in Religious Formation

Sr. Emma Bachman-Johnson
Sr. Emma Bachman-Johnson
Sr. Emma Bachman-Johnson joined the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia in Nashville, Tennessee during the summer of 2016.
801 Dominican Dr.
Nashville, TN 37228
Sr. Judy Donohue
Sr. Judy Donohue
Sr. Judy Donohue was a chaplain for many years at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY, where she became involved with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. She entered the order in 2014. Sr. Judy made her first profession of vows on August 26th, 2017 at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Nazareth, Ky.
Main Avenue, Nazareth, KY 40048
Sr. Mary Faustina
Sr. Mary Faustina(Katie Byrd - Celebrates feast day: October 5th)
Sister Mary Faustina Byrd received her habit in July of 2011 and is completing her years of novitiate before making her first vows with the Servant Sisters of the Eternal Word.
Sister Servants of the Eternal Word, 3721 Belmont Rd., Birmingham, AL 35210
Sr. Elizabeth Ann Wagers
Sr. Elizabeth Ann WagersSr. Elizabeth Ann Wagers
Sr. Elise Wagers recently took the habit with Visitation Sisters of Philadelphia. ”
Visitation Sisters, 5820 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1210

Becoming a sister or brother

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Who's answering the call?

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