In meeting people in my role as vocations director, I am aware of how valuable our vocation stories can be to others who are searching, and here I offer some milestones that led me to pursue my own
Possibly one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is just how I came to enter St. Mary’s Abbey and in truth, I myself sometimes marvel at how the Lord came to call me to this life in this
My monastic journey began 6 years ago when I visited the Guest House in Glencairn for the first time to see if Cistercian life was the answer to this restless search for a more meaningful way of
I first knew that I wanted to be a nun at the age of fifteen. I did not know how to go about it or who to talk to, so at the time I did nothing. I was a little distressed by this realisation and was
I entered Glencairn on the Feast of the Epiphany 2013 at 40 years of age – obviously a late vocation. In truth God had been calling a long time but my answer was always no
I was born and grew up in Dublin in a large Catholic family, there are seven of us, and I am the youngest girl. My parents have great faith and this was a big influence on us as we grew up and still is.