Vocations

Hearing the Lord’s call to the priesthood, religious and lay life

Former Detroit pro football player prepares to take final vows as a nun

TORONTO, Ohio — Every single vocation story is different, but Sr. Rita Clare (Anne) Yoches is probably one of the more unusual. Sr. Rita Clare, who this month will profess final vows with the Franciscan Sisters T.O.R. of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother, was a four-time national champion professional football player prior to entering the…

Brothers of the Christian Schools hold ‘dual vocation’ as religious and educators

Warren — While some may not have heard of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, they have quietly been making in impact at De La Salle Collegiate High School since 1926. Like many religious, the brothers live in community and take vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. But the Brothers of the Christian Schools also…