My name, Sister M. Veritas, was inspired by the Holy Spirit. But everyone could probably say that, right? Although, not all Sisters can say they are named after the Holy Spirit like I can. "Veritas" means "Truth" and my name comes from the Spirit of Truth. I really never even thought of this name at all, until my superiors suggested it to me. Even though at first I didn't even know they were talking about my name, as soon as they said, "veritas", it rang true, as the saying goes, and I knew it was my name. That's the truth - I just felt the Holy Spirit telling me that was my new name. After that I just started thinking about how fitting this was. I have always had a special devotion to the Holy Spirit and an instinct for the Truth, and since receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation, I have had a passion for teaching others about the Truths of our faith, the sacraments and the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. I have also taken "Spouse of the Holy Spirit" as my title for Mary in my name. I can see how Mary and the Holy Spirit have been working in me to sanctify me throughout my whole life. I can also see that God has had this name for me from the very
beginning of my life!