A religious vocation is an invitation from the Father, through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, to live the life and mission of Jesus and increasingly reflect His love in the world.”

Covenant of Love, chapter 6


What is a vocation?

Any vocation is a call from God to love and service. Each person is called to follow the way that best leads to the fulfilment of who they were created to be. We can discover our true vocation through listening, searching and praying, and through being open to God’s creative presence in our lives.

What is a religious vocation?

As Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, we answer God’s call by choosing to live a life committed to inclusive love. This particular commitment is lived out through public profession of the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience, lived in community.