The Day the Lord Captured My Heart

The Vocation Story of Sr. Maria Connie Borjal, fdz
Source: Vocations Online

The most fulfilling moment of her life has arrived – the day when she finally walked down that aisle to give her final and perpetual “I do” to her greatest Love of all. Her Lover, who knew her inside and out, who loved and accepted her – weaknesses and all – wooed her with these sweet words: “You are mine and you are precious to me. Don’t be afraid. Come and I will be with you till the end of time.” She couldn’t resist Him anymore. She surrendered. She told herself, “Wow! This is it. I am totally His till the end of time.”

To be a nun was far from what she truly desired for: to marry, to undertake graduate studies and have a successful teaching career. But the call was so intense that it captured her heart and without any second thought, she gave her resounding YES… Read more

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