Hello! My name is Faith Becker and I am currently 20 years old. I grew up on a small dairy farm in Spencer.
Wisconsin. I milked alongside my parents,
Daniel and Bernice, and my siblings: Father Aaron (26), Alissa (24), Jessica
(18), Amber (13) and Joel (10). After graduating high school, the
Lord called me to the Mater Redemptoris House of Formation in LaCrosse, Wisconsin where the
Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George ran the discernment house. It
was there that I realized that the Lord definitely placed in my heart the
desire to make the Merciful Love of Christ visible which just happened to be
the sisters charism! A few of my
hobbies are playing games like Ticket to Ride, pinochle, and any competitive
team sports. I enjoyed playing the piano with my mom in Church every
Saturday. My favorite pastimes are just
sitting around and talking with people.
We are all so different and have so many incredible stories to
tell! I am
excited to see what the Lord is going to do with me next on this great
adventure here in Alton, Illinois!
Today, on the Feast of the Birth of Mary, our new postulants entered the postulancy of our American Province of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George! We thank God for the gift of these vocations. Pictured above - on their very first full day in the convent - are (from left) Ashley Vola, Samantha Goodson, Miranda Edgar, Jennifer Clark and Erin Leis. Welcome, Postulants! We Sisters are grateful that you have accepted Christ's invitation to belong totally to Him in our Franciscan community, and we support you wholeheartedly with our prayers and help! If you would like to send a word of welcome and encouragement to these new postulants, we will pass the greetings along to them. Just leave them as a "comment"!