From Bondage to Freedom


Mary Allen spent 26 years as a Nun. She gives a personal and very descriptive account of her long life in the convent. Her coming to true Christian salvation many years after convent life is fascinating. 
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The Lord’s Providential Call by Fire – Carmen DaMota

Providential Call by Fire During the Brazilian depression in 1934 my father abandoned our home and my mother found herself with the total responsibility of caring for her family. We were quite poor, my parents had struggled to overcome difficulties and hard times, but our family had togetherness. That is, until my father’s frequent visits to a “Spiritist Read More

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My Desire To Do Good

Wilma Sullivan (Formerly Sister Wilma Marie, R.S.M.) “Sincere” and “zealous” are the words that describe the religious aspects of my life for twenty-nine and a half years as a Roman Catholic.  I so desired to do what was right.  I went to Mass, received the sacraments, loved my neighbors, and basically tried to do good to Read More

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This Is My Story

Doreen Eberhardt (D’Antonio) I was born and raised in a Catholic family.  My mother was very devout.  The point came in my life when I wanted to serve God in a special way.  Since I was a Catholic, the only way I knew was to enter the convent.  I decided to enter the Sisters of Read More

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Mother’s Vocation and God’s Grace

Donna Spader Shire (Formerly Sister Madonna Therese) Of the sixteen children born to my parents, two became priests and I became a nun.  From earliest childhood we were taught that the Catholic Church was the only true church, and that in order to one day gain eternal life in heaven, we must be good and do Read More

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His Banner Over Me Is Love

Jo Ellen Kaminski “He who hears My word…has passed out of death into life.” (John 5:24) At age nineteen, I was baptized a Roman Catholic.  I had been searching for God and thought I had found the true religion in Catholicism.  My new faith was a great comfort to me, but in a few years Read More

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The Unsearchable Ways of God

Mary C. Hertel (formerly Sister Mary Dolora, C.S.J.) Having taken the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in a Roman Catholic diocesan order, my steps were set in the logical direction prepared by my youth.  Raised in a strong Catholic home, educated in Catholic schools for sixteen years, and trained by six years of convent Read More

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And the Truth Made Me Free – Sophia Tekien

Brought up in a strict Roman Catholic family where the emphasis was on God’s punishment for sins, I was very much afraid of Him.  From my early years, it was also impressed upon me that Jesus founded the Roman Catholic Church, and that only in the Catholic Church was He actually present (body and blood) Read More

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A Training Ground for Discernment – Mary McGuigan

Mom was a “devout” Methodist in 1913 when she “dared” to marry a “devout” Catholic man. As a result, her family disowned her. This was later negated when the loving sisters of Mom chose to renew relationships in their golden years. Into this union were born eighteen children: eleven boys and seven girls. Three of Read More

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I Had Never Heard the True Gospel By Peggy O’Neill

I served as a sister in a religious order for about fifty years and during all that time, I had never heard the true Gospel. Certain things may be let ride, but when it comes to the Gospel there can be no compromise, because the Gospel is the power of God for salvation. A false Read More