Episode 14: Discerning in Eastern Europe

In the Company of Sister Dafina Grabanica, D.C.

March 12, 2019

In this episode of Sounds from the Motherhouse, Sister Liz is in the company of Sister Dafina Grabanica, a Daughter of Charity originally from Kosovo. Sister Dafina shares her vocation story and how it led her to the Motherhouse in Paris. In the Vincentian Pulse, you'll hear Daughters of Charity singing The Angelus as a part of their evening prayer in the Motherhouse chapel.

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