We’re the Catholic Sisters of Saint Rita, Augustinian women religious, living our vocation in community in Wisconsin at Saint Rita Convent. We live and love our vows of consecrated life, striving to “live together in harmony, as one heart and soul on our way to God.” (Rule of Saint Augustine).
As Augustinian women, we strive to “live together in harmony, as one heart and soul on our way to God.” (Rule of Saint Augustine) The heart plays a central role in Augustinian spirituality; we cannot live religious life on a superficial level, but rather from the very depth of our heart.
Part one of our Vocation video conveys a bit about our German origins, who we are now and where we’re from. We hope our joy in our Catholic vocation, Augustinian community and consecrated life comes through. You’ll see we’re not far from beautiful Lake Michigan. You’ll get a ‘preview’ of our Convent, our cozy little chapel, and how we begin our day in prayer.VIDEO PART I
Part Two of our Vocation video shares a bit about our everyday life, our spirituality and the importance of daily Mass celebrated in our chapel. You’ll see how we live our vocation as Catholic women religious serving senior citizens and families. We hope our joy in our Catholic vocation, Augustinian community and consecrated life comes through. You’ll also see some of Saint Monica’s Senior Citizen Home, just a few steps away from our convent.VIDEO PART II
Part Three of our Vocation video shows you how we strive to live our vocation as Catholic women religious living, as Saint Augustine advises, by being of one heart and soul on the journey to God. Learn more about our daily Rosary, and everyday duties at St. Monica Senior Citizen Home, where Sr. Rose Terese comments “I find people very interesting. The residents are a joy.” Also, discern more about our special ministries, such as Sr. Angelica’s ministry to those passing into the new life.VIDEO PART III