Sister Elise Kramer, vocation story
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Sister Elise Kramer, vocation story

Elise Ann Kramer found a pamphlet about contemplative nuns in a drawer in her home while growing up. That pamphlet would plant a seed in the young girl’s mind and eventually spur her to inquire about religious life. As an adolescent, Elise made a few initial inquiries with different religious communities. She even visited some…

Portrait of Sister Josephine wins first place
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Portrait of Sister Josephine wins first place

The National Press Photographers Association is an organization representing some 6,000 photojournalists from U.S. publications, including New York Times and Washington Post. The association runs a photo contest each month for best photography in multiple categories. A photograph in the Catholic newspaper St. Louis Review, which shows Sister Josephine Fritz knitting a baby blanket for Birthright…

Call: reflections on religious life as a Good Shepherd Sister

Call: reflections on religious life as a Good Shepherd Sister

My 25-year journey to a silver jubilee By Claudia Palacio, RGS It was the work and passion of Mary Euphrasia that drove me to the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in 1989. This past December, in 2016, I celebrated my silver jubilee as a Sister of the Good Shepherd with the Central American Province, where…