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Vocations Videos for Women

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Vocation Videos for Women: High School

Do You Wanna Be A Sister?  (2:50)

Creative video from the Salesian Sisters using puppets in a sort of sing-along musical to depict the initial vocations-related questions of a young girl and the guidance she receives from one of the members of the religious order.

Sister Marilyn Baker on Wearing the Habit  (2:34)

From the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-in-the-Woods (IN); a member of the order talks about the order’s move from wearing religious habits to wearing plain clothes.  Note the cross pin she is wearing.

Why Do Some Congregations Wear a Habit and Others Do Not?  (3:57)

From the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; a member of the order answers the question posed in the title of the video.  Note the cross she is wearing.

The Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus:  An Overview  (2:22)

From the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; a video that summarizes the order’s worldwide mission of mercy and connects it back to the original words of its foundress, Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini.

Love in Action: Conversations with Women Religious  (16:30)

From the Ignatian Solidarity Network.  This video features conversations with several members of different women religious orders who are stationed in Northern California.  The conversations focus on the members’ lives of service to the poor, marginalized, and voiceless in the community, with additional remarks about their specific orders interspersed throughout.

Many Whispers, One Heart:  Sister Marie Therese  (1:32)

From the Benedictine Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery in Tulsa, OK.  A member of the community describes how she came to be a Benedictine Sister, her mission each day, and her delight in finding God in the life she has chosen as a religious.

A Vocation Story from CMSWR  (1:19)

A brief and lovely music video and slideshow featuring the work and prayer lives of sisters and nuns from various orders.  Video is produced by the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious.

Sister Cristina Caballero, RSM, Vocation Story  (2:45)

A member of the Sisters of Mercy relates her vocation story—which has its roots in her school years.  Good example of being persistent in one’s vocation journey.

Why Did You Become a Catholic Nun?  (2:16)

Two nuns from the Poor Clare Nuns of Perpetual Adoration (TX) speak with a sense of humor about their vocation stories.  Plus, they look to the future and their hopes for vocations to women’s religious orders.

Many Whispers, One Heart:  Sister Julia  (1:42)

From the Benedictine Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery in Tulsa, OK.  A member of the community describes her vocational journey in very concrete terms—including breaking down her own stereotypes of what religious life was all about.

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A service of Serra International, United States Council, in collaboration with the NCDVD.

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