In this short video, singer and songwriter Sarah Bauer visits the Dominican Sisters in Justice, IL to find out more about the community and spend a day living their life!
Sarah, whose goal in life is to “challenge young people to dream big and to recognize the great plans that God has for their lives,” performed at World Youth Day 2005 in Germany and has produced several albums. (Her website is Sarahbauer.com.)
The Dominican Sisters share the idea that life in their community is not just about their ministry, but who they are as people. Naturally, prayer must take a priority! The day begins with prayer and a consecration to God, and is one thing which is constant and stable in the life of the community.
As Sarah talks with the Sisters, Sr. Margaret shares the story of her vocation: how she went from dating in high school to discerning God’s calling to the consecrated life. Her goal in life was to be a doctor and marry, and have a large family, but as she pointed out, God’s call requires sacrifice. Her family’s life in communist Poland prepared her for this sacrifice, as her parents were forced to make choices that while morally honorable, would jeopardize their careers or family. Continue reading ‘Video of Our Dominican Sisters Shows that Sacrifice Is the Path to God’s Action in Your Life’ »