‘The Lord smoothes the way,’ says Edmonton woman on journey to become a Sister of Life
“Every woman wants to do something great with her love,” Sister Marie Veritas tells me.
On Aug. 6, Sister Marie Veritas Severin, SV, originally from Edmonton, will profess perpetual vows as a Sister of Life. In addition to the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, Sisters of Life profess a special fourth vow: to protect and enhance the sacredness of human life.
I reached Sister Marie at St. Joseph’s Convent in Toronto.
Sister Marie Veritas
“It’s hard to express the indescribable privilege of being completely His,” she shares, “and of sharing His life in a radical way.
“Perpetual profession – when, in response