Sister Leah prays the Divine Mercy Chaplet during Day Prayer at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio, on October 12, 2015. The Catholic sisters gather in their chapel at certain hours each day for silent prayer. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

Sister Leah prays the Divine Mercy Chaplet during Day Prayer at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio, on October 12, 2015. The Catholic sisters gather in their chapel at certain hours each day for silent prayer. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

 The sisters gather in the Chapel for Evening Prayer on October 20, 2015, in Newark Ohio. Evening Prayer includes a thirty-minute recitation of Bible readings and prayers honoring the Lord, as well as a silent period of reflection for each sister. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

The sisters gather in the Chapel for Evening Prayer on October 20, 2015, in Newark Ohio. Evening Prayer includes a thirty-minute recitation of Bible readings and prayers honoring the Lord, as well as a silent period of reflection for each sister. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

 Sister Katerina Rose holds up her cross, a symbol that each of the sisters wear to represent the Children of Mary's charism. "Each day, we fully devote ourselves to God and we love him in all things that we do that day. We hope to spread our love for Him and the Eucharist," says Sister Katerina Rose. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

Sister Katerina Rose holds up her cross, a symbol that each of the sisters wear to represent the Children of Mary's charism. "Each day, we fully devote ourselves to God and we love him in all things that we do that day. We hope to spread our love for Him and the Eucharist," says Sister Katerina Rose. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

 On October 20, 2015, in Newark, Ohio, Sister Peggy, Sister Faustina Maria, and Children of Mary volunteer Anne Hamilton shell walnuts to use for food later in the year. The sisters live a self-sustaining lifestyle, growing all of their own food and getting milk from their goats. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

On October 20, 2015, in Newark, Ohio, Sister Peggy, Sister Faustina Maria, and Children of Mary volunteer Anne Hamilton shell walnuts to use for food later in the year. The sisters live a self-sustaining lifestyle, growing all of their own food and getting milk from their goats. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

 Sister Leah paddles a canoe around St. Francis Pond during Recreation Hour on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Each day, the sisters have two separate hours of the day for recreation, where they can be found playing board games, relaxing by the pond, or reading. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

Sister Leah paddles a canoe around St. Francis Pond during Recreation Hour on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Each day, the sisters have two separate hours of the day for recreation, where they can be found playing board games, relaxing by the pond, or reading. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

 The sisters pray Night Prayer by the light of candles on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Prayer using candles is symbolic of God's presence in the sisters' lives because He is considered a light in the darkness. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

The sisters pray Night Prayer by the light of candles on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Prayer using candles is symbolic of God's presence in the sisters' lives because He is considered a light in the darkness. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

 Sister Leah prays the Divine Mercy Chaplet during Day Prayer at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio, on October 12, 2015. The Catholic sisters gather in their chapel at certain hours each day for silent prayer. (©2015 Sarah Stier)
 The sisters gather in the Chapel for Evening Prayer on October 20, 2015, in Newark Ohio. Evening Prayer includes a thirty-minute recitation of Bible readings and prayers honoring the Lord, as well as a silent period of reflection for each sister. (©2015 Sarah Stier)
 Sister Katerina Rose holds up her cross, a symbol that each of the sisters wear to represent the Children of Mary's charism. "Each day, we fully devote ourselves to God and we love him in all things that we do that day. We hope to spread our love for Him and the Eucharist," says Sister Katerina Rose. (©2015 Sarah Stier)
 On October 20, 2015, in Newark, Ohio, Sister Peggy, Sister Faustina Maria, and Children of Mary volunteer Anne Hamilton shell walnuts to use for food later in the year. The sisters live a self-sustaining lifestyle, growing all of their own food and getting milk from their goats. (©2015 Sarah Stier)
 Sister Leah paddles a canoe around St. Francis Pond during Recreation Hour on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Each day, the sisters have two separate hours of the day for recreation, where they can be found playing board games, relaxing by the pond, or reading. (©2015 Sarah Stier)
 The sisters pray Night Prayer by the light of candles on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Prayer using candles is symbolic of God's presence in the sisters' lives because He is considered a light in the darkness. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

Sister Leah prays the Divine Mercy Chaplet during Day Prayer at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio, on October 12, 2015. The Catholic sisters gather in their chapel at certain hours each day for silent prayer. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

The sisters gather in the Chapel for Evening Prayer on October 20, 2015, in Newark Ohio. Evening Prayer includes a thirty-minute recitation of Bible readings and prayers honoring the Lord, as well as a silent period of reflection for each sister. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

Sister Katerina Rose holds up her cross, a symbol that each of the sisters wear to represent the Children of Mary's charism. "Each day, we fully devote ourselves to God and we love him in all things that we do that day. We hope to spread our love for Him and the Eucharist," says Sister Katerina Rose. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

On October 20, 2015, in Newark, Ohio, Sister Peggy, Sister Faustina Maria, and Children of Mary volunteer Anne Hamilton shell walnuts to use for food later in the year. The sisters live a self-sustaining lifestyle, growing all of their own food and getting milk from their goats. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

Sister Leah paddles a canoe around St. Francis Pond during Recreation Hour on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Each day, the sisters have two separate hours of the day for recreation, where they can be found playing board games, relaxing by the pond, or reading. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

The sisters pray Night Prayer by the light of candles on October 6, 2015, at the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio. Prayer using candles is symbolic of God's presence in the sisters' lives because He is considered a light in the darkness. (©2015 Sarah Stier)

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