July 13th, 2021 | 48 mins 4 secs
calling, cloister, cloistered, discernment, dominicans, fiat, mary, monastery, nun, surrender, vocation
Gretchen Erlichman studied music for years and has sung in the Opera. Throughout her young adulthood, she began to sense God tugging on her heart to be a nun. In this episode, Gretchen shares with Fr. Edward Looney the path that took her to join the Dominican Sisters at the Monastery of Our Lady of Grace.
June 21st, 2021 | 36 mins 53 secs
blessedmother, catholic, devotion, discernment, mary, motherofgod, nuns, religious, saints
Erin Brown has lived and worked in the world as a teacher for a few years. In her young adult life, she began to ask the question, "What does God want me to do with my life?" Through prayer and discernment, she is entering the Summit, NJ Dominicans in August. What leads a young woman to make such a radical decision? Hear her story this week as she speaks with Fr. Edward Looney.
June 7th, 2021 | 46 mins 31 secs
apparitions, avemaria, blessed virgin, catholic, devotion, discernment, dominican, marian, mary, oprah, pilgrimage, religiouslife, vocation
The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, mesmerized the world a number of years ago when they first appeared on Oprah's show. People noticed their love of God, joy, and youthfulness. They are a growing religious community. What is their secret? What is their life like? Vocation Directress Sr. Joseph Andrew speaks with Fr. Looney today about their life, charism, and devotion.