Sister Bernice Garcia

  • March was a busy and blessed month!

    March was a busy and blessed month!

    April 23, 2018

    It was an honor and privilege to interview Sister Bernice. Before the interview, Sister Bernice showed me pictures and newspaper clippings from her time in New Mexico. She was beaming with pride, joy, and love for her communities and parishes. I am eager for others to have the opportunity to experience Sister Bernice’s interview to […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Bernice Garcia, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Bernice Garcia, OP

    March 15, 2018

    Sarah Toppen and Sister Bernice Garcia, OP are walking together on an oral history project for SisterStory. It is an ongoing initiative of National Catholic Sisters Week, a campaign to broaden awareness of Catholic sisters. The following is an introduction to this project by Aquinas College Student Sarah Toppen. From the moment I enter the Dominican Center […]

  • Sister Bernice Garcia

    Sister Bernice Garcia

    October 7, 2009

    Dominican Sr. Bernice Garcia was in the fourth grade when she knew she wanted to be a religious sister. Now 72, she has witnessed the trajectory of religious life through the latter part of the 20th century into the 21st and the concurrent changes in church life. She was parish administrator, effectively the pastor, of […]