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Why I Love Being A Sister Servant of the Blessed Sacrament

Sr. Susana Del Toro Vargas, SJS – This is a love story. “God is Love” and the most faithful Lover who is always waiting, always forgiving, always giving Himself.

My mother laid the foundation of my vocation. I remember her praying the rosary and visiting the Blessed Sacrament with such a faith that I was sure she had received what she was praying for. When I came to the United States, I met the Sister Servants of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento, California. I was a member of the youth group, a lector and a choir member in my parish. I was also studying and working full time.

One day, the sisters invited me to the Holy Hour they had every Friday afternoon at the convent. The idea of becoming a sister really didn’t cross my mind. In fact, when Sr. Maria Elvia Gonzalez asked me if I would like to join the convent, I answered, “I’m not crazy!” CLICK FOR MORE

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