Giving Up Everything for Jesus: The Joy of Religious Life (Special Podcast Highlight)

Do you know someone who would make a great nun or sister?

Have you told them that?

Sister Maris Stella, O.P., joined Patrick to share her beautiful vocation story.

As a teenager she felt the draw to explore religious life but began to shelve it away. God, however, kept calling…

Find out what gave her the grace and courage to say yes. 

Listen to the full hour here. The Joy of Religious Life – June 29, 2023 – Relevant Radio

Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.