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“I fell in love with the elderly,” a Little Sister’s vocation story

Sister Constance Veit Portrait

from The Catholic Standard, Washington, D.C.

Like many 10th graders beginning their college search as high schoolers, Sister Constance Veit, who is now a Little Sister of the Poor, sought ways to boost her resume — good grades, extra-curricular activities, and community service.

“My family had a high premium on education,” she said.

While searching for community service opportunities, Sister Constance encountered the Little Sisters of the Poor in upstate New York, where she started volunteering and spending time with the elderly for whom the sisters cared.

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