It's hard to say what is a more distinct characteristic of the Sisters of Life: their navy and white habits or their huge smiles.
These sisters are joyful to the core. Ask them about it and they're quick to point out the source. It's the Source himself: Jesus.
In addition to the standard three religious vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, the Sisters of Life also take a fourth vow to protect and enhance the sacredness of human life. They have had a presence in our archdiocese since 2007.
Whether they're biking the streets of downtown Toronto with habits flapping in the wind, hosting an event for young adults, or ministering to women in crisis pregnancies, the Archdiocese of Toronto is richer because of their distinct presence and the love they pour into their ministry. They are great models of the freedom the human heart desires and to which we are all called.
Sr. Maria Regina Immaculata, SV, was raised Catholic in Michigan. As a university student, she turned to God after realizing her heart was created for more than the temporary things of this world. Eventually her desire to raise a family was transformed into a desire to be a spiritual mother to all of God's children by becoming a Sister of Life. Upon graduation, as her peers entered the workforce, she entered the convent.
Click on the video above to learn more about this young sister's journey to consecrated life. We guarantee it'll add some joy to your day!